December 16, 2010
DONALD RICHARD YORK
With sadness, we report the death of Don R. York from COPD and lung cancer. He died peacefully November 20, 2010 at his home in Santa Ana, California.
He was born April 10, 1927 to Bert Lloyd York and Cintha Ottie (Dabney) York.
Don is the last survivor of his family of five brothers and three sisters; Gilbert, Vaughn, Herbert, Woody, Robert, Jean, Nelda and Betty.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Lawanda (Hardman) York; three sons, Dan, Dave, and Jeffrey; a daughter-in-law, Debbie; eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren; numerous beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
Interment of his ashes will be in the Memphis Cemetery, Memphis, Missouri in the year 2011.
He loved the Lord. His greatest wish was to tell everyone- "Don't Smoke."