George R. York, 86, Brookfield, died Sunday, March 31, 2013, at Life Care Center of Brookfield.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Rhodes Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Myers and Gail Brown officiating. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. today, April 3, 2013, at the funeral home with the family receiving friends from 6-9 this evening. Online condolences may be left at www.rhodesfh.com.
George Richard was born February 22, 1927, in Hart, son of Henry Richard and Bertha Mae (Saltsider) York. on June 25, 1977, he was united in marriage to Wilma Sue Sharp in Marceline.
Survivors include his wife, Wilma, Brookfield; one son and daughter-in-law, Aaron and Christy York, Chillicothe; daughters, Sharon York, Angie York, Connie Brown, and Brenda and husband, David Williams, all of Brookfield; one brother, Ray York, Arizona; one sister, Doris Houston, Savanah, Ill.; 13 grandchildren, Donnie Bennett, Fresno, Calif., Brandee Brown, Sturgeon, Jared Brown, Brookfield, Shauna Keithley, Columbia, Chris Jackson, Platt City, Patrick and Jacob Leverett, Tia Camlen and Zander Mitch, Brookfield, Nicholas York, Trenton, Christina Hall, Jefferson City, T.J. Hall, St. Joseph, and Trevor Hall, Purdin; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Patricia Hanson; several brothers and sisters; and two sons-in-law, Jim Hanson and Shanon Leverett.