Herman York


Herman A. York, 78, passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at his residence. A native Chattooga Countian, he was born to the late Archie Dallas "Buddy" and Zella Lucille Maples York on April 4, 1935. Mr. York was Baptist by faith and was retired from Ford Motor Co., Atlanta and Riegel Textile Corporation. Preceding him in death was a son, the late Michael Arthur York; and a sister, the late Mary Frances Dillon. Surviving are daughter and spouse, Roseanne and Bob Floyd, of Rossville; sisters and spouses, Betty Sue Hayes, of Summerville, Joyce Irene Moore, of LaFayette, Wanda Paulette and Andy Long, of Ridle, and Hazel and Doug Mattox, of Calhoun; brothers and spouse, John Wayne and Jane York, of Summerville and Raymond Dallas York, of Lithonia; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; special friends, Jackie McClung and family, also survive. Funeral services will be held at 11 am. Monday, Dec. 30, from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Pastor Doug Mattox officiating. Interment in Greenhills Memory Garden. Active pallbearers Andy Long, Jamey Mattox, Kevin Mattox, Tim York, Michael Long and David Long. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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