John Kingsley “King” Novell died October 2 following a struggle with ALS, “Lou Gehrig’s Disease.” He served as president and CEO of Alloy Trailers.  He also was elected to the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association board, serving a term as chairman in 1997 and 1998. 

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Dorothy Novell; children John Novell and Susan Novell Eberts; and twin granddaughters; brother Kerry Novell and sister, Kay Gordon.

Donations in King’s name may be made to The ALS Association Evergreen Chapter (