James A. York

Monday, October 27, 2014

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

Born Sept. 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 World War II.

Jim was a diesel mechanic with Cardinal Contracting Corp. for more than 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 conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle. Interment with military honors will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.

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

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

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