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Frank Alex York, Jr.

January 16, 1930 - September 24, 2019

U.S. Veteran

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Frank Alex York, Jr., 89, of Forest passed on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Alex York, Sr. and Arabelle Woody York.  He was also predeceased by his daughter, Pamela K. York; infant daughter Susan Ann York; sister Loretta York Torrence and half-brother Harold York.

He was born on January 16, 1930 in Charlottesville, Va. He was married to Betty Stansbery York for 67 loving years. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp. He was retired from Mead Corporation and Rock-Tenn after 37 years. He was a former member of the Brookville-Timberlake Volunteer Fire Department; coached Little League baseball; and enjoyed golfing, fishing and traveling. Frank will be remembered for his great love of family and his unselfish nature.  He was also a member of Timberlake United Methodist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters Sheryl Marston (Jimmy) and Laura York; grandchildren Alex York, Jessica Curling (Daniel), and Megan Lacy (Michael); three great-grandchildren Brayden and Mason Curling and Emma Grace Lacy; a sister-in-law Doris Padgett; nieces Susan Brooks (Barry) and Debbie Hines (Linwood) and nephews Richard Torrence (Jill) and Darryl Padgett (Robin).

The family would like to give special thanks for the love and care given to Frank during his time at Edley Home Place Care, especially Betty, Jennifer, Shauna, and Lindsey. Tonya Walker took excellent care of him in his home prior to his stay at Edley Place.

A service will be held Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Timberlake United Methodist Church with a reception to follow. Pastor Brad McMullen will officiate the service.

Memorial contributions can be made to Timberlake United Methodist Church or Gleaning for the World.

Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory of Lynchburg is assisting the family.

 

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