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ALEX YORK JR., 74, of Sidney, Ky., passed away Monday, May 14, 2018, at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington. He was born June 1, 1943, at McAndrews, Ky., the son of the late Alex York Sr. and Nellie Elam York. He was also preceded in death by six sisters and three brothers. Alex was a retired captain from the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility and a veteran of the US Air Force A-3rd Class serving from 1960-1964. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Shirley Mae York of Sidney, Ky.; his children, Alisha (Donnie) Matney, Alex York III and William (Selina) York, all of Dan's Branch, Williamson, W.Va.; seven grandchildren, Matthew Dustin Matney, Bryan Christopher Matney, Halie Dawn Matney, Paige Alexandria York, Candice Marie Blalock, Angelina Elizabeth York and William Lewis York Jr.; five great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends. Funeral Services will be held Friday, May 18, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the R.E. Rogers Funeral Home Chapel with Bobby Perry officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky. Pallbearers will be Matthew Matney, Bryan Matney, William York Jr., William Lewis York Sr., Alex York III and Donnie Matney. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday night at the funeral home. Belfry Chapter #141 Disabled American Veterans will conduct military graveside services. Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure ... you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure. R.E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry is serving the family. Online condolences at
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25062 US HWY 119
Belfry, KY 41514
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Published in Southern WV from May 17 to May 19, 2018
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