George York, Devonia

George York, age 63, a resident of Devonia passed away April 23, 2017 at Methodist Medical Center.  He was born December 24, 1953 in Oak Ridge and was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Devonia. George worked as a coal miner and enjoyed working on heavy equipment. He also enjoyed four wheeling.

He is preceded in death by his parents:  Mart and Ellen York; by his brothers: Howard, Tommy, and Lonnie York; by his sister Inet York.

George is survived by his daughter Jessie York of Devonia; by his brothers: Joe York and wife, Shelia of Coalfield, Robert York of New River, and Charles York of Devonia; by a grandchild, Kevin Hensley and by several nieces, nephews, and a host of special friends.

The family will receive friends, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, between the hours of 1:00pm and 8:00pm at the residence of Mr. York, 7423 New River Highway, Devonia, TN 37710.  The funeral will be at 11:00am, Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Shiloh Baptist Church in Devonia with Rev. Dean Wright officiating.  Burial and graveside services will follow at Bray Cemetery in Devonia.

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