Funeral service for Joseph Derrell York, age 80, of Point, will be held Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at 2:00 pm, at Point Funeral Home. Bro. Mike Frazier will officiate. Burial will follow at Hooker Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 pm, Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
Mr. York died during the early morning hours, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Rock Creek Health and Rehab.,
in Sulphur Springs.
Mr. York was born April 16, 1934, in Emory, to Benjamin Smith and Zera Tabatha Rhodes York.
He married Velma Louise Steen in Point, on Oct. 16, 1956.
Mr. York worked for and retired from Dal-Air Casting Co., in Point.
He, also, honored his country by serving during WWII, in the U.S. Army.
He loved his family and was a good provider for them.
Survivors include: wife, Louise York of Sulphur Springs; 3 daughters,
Mary Jo York of Denton, Barbara Perry of Sulphur Springs, and Sue Essary of Point;
Grandchildren: Lynn Cooksey, Danny Cooksey, Brenda Cooksey, Billy Joe York, Matthew Essary, Hayley Essary, and Eric Essary;
Numerous other loving family and friends.
Preceded in death by: his parents, 2 brothers, and 1 sister