PIQUA - Richard Lee York, 43, of Piqua, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Sept. 9, 1969, in Piqua, the son of the late Donald and Rayette (Redinbo) York.
He is survived by companion of nine years, Shay Hudson; two sons, Crew Rudy of Piqua and Richard Lee York II of Bellefontaine; four daughters, Stephanie York of Bellefontaine, Cassidy York of Bellvue, Texas, and Kaylee York and Alysha York, both of Piqua; three grandchildren, Damion and Kailyn Newman and Kylie Henderson; and five siblings, Lisa Cruea of Sidney, Kim Wion of Piqua, Darrin York of Murfeesboro, Tenn., Ranette Sturgell of Piqua, and Aurora Staley of Piqua.
Mr. York was employed as a truck driver for Kirk National Lease.
In keeping with Mr. York's wishes, his body will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at Abiding In His Word Ministries, 113 Cassell St, Piqua, with Pastor Paul Brown officiating.
Arrangements are in the care of Cromes Funeral Home & Crematory, 302 S. Main Ave, Sidney.
Condolences may be expressed to the York family at www.cromesfh.com