Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Alvin C. York, Sr. (March 2, 2010)

Alvin C. York, Sr., 63, of Greenville, went to be with the Lord early Tuesday morning, March 2, 2010 at his residence.

He was born in Fonde, Kentucky, son of the late Calvin G. and Flora Nan (Powers) York. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Mark G. York on January 26, 2003; and six brothers, Floyd, Willis, Herbert, Kenneth, Ozzie and Charles York.

Al was retired from the former Treaty Company in Greenville having driven truck for several years.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Nancy K. (Shell) York, whom he married January 27, 1968; children, Alvin C. York, Jr. of Moraine and Tammy (Kennith) Branham of Oakwood, OH; grandchildren, Kendra (Camilo) Cano, Shelly Branham, Samantha Branham and Rebecca York; a great grandson, Adan Marcus Cano; a brother, Carl E. York of Moraine; and three sisters, Delores (John) Smith of Athens, AL, Sue Leisey of Greenville and Linda Wynn of Coweta, OK.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 5 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home, Greenville. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Ft. Jefferson.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12 p.m. Friday till 1 p.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the Spirit Medical Transport, 5484 St. Rt. 49 S., Greenville, OH 45331.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.oliverfloyd.com.