2014-10-28 / Obituaries

James A. York, 88

James A. York, age 88, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, October 25, 2014.

Born September 23, 1926 in Putney, KY, he was the son of Ralph and Georgianna (Banks) York. He married Vertabel A. (Tweedy) York in 1951 and she preceded him in death May 14, 2014.

He was a United States Army veteran, having served in the South Pacific during WWII.

Jim was a diesel mechanic with Cardinal Contracting Corp for over 20 years, retiring in June 1990. He was a member of the Greencastle Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include his children, Dr. Mark (Carolyn) York, Dr. Robin (Max) Johnson, Ronda (Mike) Reeves, and Eric (Christi) York; sisters, Lois (Marvin) Clark, JoAnn (Paul) Pitts, and Betty (Wilbur) Kendall; brother, Jerry York; eight grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; a daughter, Dawn Adair York; and a brother, John Lee York.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home. Interment with military honors will follow at the Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until time of service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory to the Greencastle Church of the Nazarene.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family c/o www.Hopkins-Rector.com

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