GEOFFREY NARKLE was born in Narrogin, Western Australia in April 1951. King Hit chronicles his life from mission kid to manhood, traveling throughout Western Australia as part of Stewart’s boxing troupe where he was known as the Barker Bulldog. In 1993 he became a pastor at the Aboriginal Evangelical Church, Balga, and was a respected and strong presence in the Noongar community. He married Glenys Narkle and they had four children: Bradley, Geoff Jnr, Vanessa and Melanie. Geoffrey Narkle died in August 2005.