July 1, 1930 - July 23, 2021
Raymond York, 91, of New Castle, passed away early Friday morning, July 23, 2021, at Glen Oaks Health Campus following a brief illness. He was born on July 1, 1930, in Robbins, Tennessee, a son of the late Sylvester York and Ella Mae (Sanders) York. Ray retired in 1993 from Borg Warner in Muncie. He was a Journeyman Tool and Die Maker and had also worked for Nicholson File and other Tool and Die Shops. Ray loved Bluegrass music and enjoyed playing in a local bluegrass band. He was a talented musician playing about any instrument with his favorite being a fiddle. Ray was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge, the UAW, and was a licensed Ham Radio Operator. Those left to cherish Ray’s memory include his three children, Rita (Richard) Williams, Kenneth (Linda) York, and Dennis (Teresa) York all of New Castle; grandchildren, Ashley (Alex) Stigall, Amy York (Rick Hunnicutt), Mike (Cheryl) York, Lee (Shelley) York, Jake York, Lindsey York (Austin Garrett), Lori (Tony) Brotz, and Sherri (Nick) Benson; great-grandchildren, Shelby York (fiancée: Logan Lewis), Emma Brotz, Jett York, Case and Cobe Ray York, Aly York, and Ada Jaymes Stigall; a sister, Reba Luellen of Robbins, TN; two brothers, Arlie York of New Castle and Willis (Mary) York of Parker City; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his former wife, Bertha (Jones) York; two brothers, Elmer York, Lonnie York; three sisters, Velma Brewster, Ruby Frogge, and infant, Aree York, and his special friend, Juanita Kissick. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Sproles Family Funeral Home with Wayman Allen officiating. Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery West Lawn Addition. Friends may call from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Wednesday at the funeral home. You may offer the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. The Sproles family and staff are honored to serve the family of Raymond York.
Raymond York, 91, of New Castle, passed away early Friday morning, July 23, 2021, at Glen Oaks Health Campus following a brief illness. He was born on July 1, 1930, in Robbins, Tennessee, a son of the late Sylvester York and Ella Mae (Sanders)... View Obituary & Service Information
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