John York Sr.


John O. York Sr., 63, of Columbus, died at 3:14 p.m., Monday, November 21, 2016, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

John enjoyed bowling, going to car shows and spending time with his family and friends. He worked as a machinist at Enkei America for over 22 years, retiring in 2016.

Mr. York was born in Columbus, Indiana, July 30, 1953, to the late John and Dimple Huffines York. He married his first wife, Nancy Ann Robinson on January 5, 1973. She preceded him in death in April 2000. John then married Amy Williams on November 10, 2001, in Columbus, Indiana.

Survivors include his wife, Amy Williams York; children, Johnny York Jr., Crystal (Ricky Cox) York, both of Columbus, Mike (Stacy) York of Hope, Sean (Brittany) Matney of Columbus; brother, Dave (Karen) York; sister, Betty (Paul) Hamilton, both of Columbus; mother-in-law, Joan Williams; grandchildren, Zac, Brentyn, Jackson York, Aubree Burton and another grandchild expected in early May.

John was also preceded in death by his father-in-law, Larry Williams.

The funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Novmeber 26, 2016, at Barkes, Weaver and Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Virgil Clotfleter officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, November 25, 2016, and from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Flat Rock Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society for Mesothelioma or Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

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