Mr. Samuel Huron York, Jr., age 84, of Highway 157, Menlo, GA passed away Monday, November 9, 2009 in Floyd Medical Center. Mr. York was born August 2, 1925 in DeKalb County, GA. Mr. York was a veteran of the United States Army. He was retired from the United States Post Office, was a charter member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Dalton, GA and an associate member of the Trion United Methodist Church in Trion, GA.
Mr. York was preceded in death by his wife, Minnie Bell Biles York; father and mother, Sam York, Sr. and Mary Bell Blasingame York; brothers, Harold and Charles York; and a grandson, Robert H, York, Jr.
Mr. York is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Peggy and Greg Westbrook of Menlo, GA and Mary and Doug Croy of Dalton, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Sheila York of Menlo, GA; sisters, Lucille Barimo of Franklin, TN and Dorothy Travillian of Dalton, GA; granddaughter, Samantha Lester of Menlo; grandson, Douglas Croy of Dalton, GA; 3 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, November 13, 2009 at 11am from the chapel of the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home with Rev. Art Graves and Rev. Rob Pierce officiating. Interment will follow in West Hill Cemetery in Dalton, GA.
Mr. York will lie-in-state Thursday, November 12, 2009 at the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 4pm until 7pm.Pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will nurses and staff of F Hall of Oakview Nursing & Rehab Center. They are asked to assemble at the funeral home by 10:30am on Friday.
Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements for Mr. Samuel Huron York, Jr. who passed away on Monday.