William York

William "Bill" York Jr.

Sunday, August 10th, 1952 - Saturday, February 13th, 2021
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Obituary

William "Bill" York, Jr., 68 of Greensboro, AL went to his eternal home on February 13, 2021. He was born in Greensboro on August 10, 1952 to William L. "Fuzzy" York and Mable Irene Davis York. He graduated from Greensboro High School in 1970.

He is survived by his wife, Melanie Turner York; his sister Becky York Thrash (Mark) of Tuscaloosa, AL; brothers Jimbo York (Sherrie) of Gallion, AL and Jobey York (Dawn) of Hoover, AL; and his aunt Henreitta Davis Phares of Charlotte, NC. Bill is also survived by his beloved Boykin Spaniel, Gus as well as a special longtime family friend Loudelia "Lou" Franklin. Also surviving are: granddaughter Lyndsey Grace Murphy and great-granddaughter Ivy Ruth Freeman; Nieces: Rebecca York, Jamee York, Mary Lemuel "Meme" York Wheeler (Andy), Katie Hancock of Gallion, and Alicia York of Hoover; Great-nieces: Anna Faith Wheeler, and Mary Karsyn Wheeler of Gallion; nephew Ben York of Fairhope; and great-nephews Jackson York, York Wheeler, and Rhett Wheeler of Gallion.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the Greensboro Cemetery in Greensboro, AL with Rev. Steve Vernon and Rev. Doug Jolly officiating and Kirk Funeral Homes, Greensboro Chapel directing. Pallbearers will be: Marc Sanford, Jim Logan, Tony Logan, Andy Wheeler, Gant Hall, and Gary Burt.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Children's Hospital in Birmingham, AL.
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    Location
    Greensboro Cemetery
    Address
    State Street
    GREENSBORO, AL 36744
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Bruce A Bonds

Posted at 10:57am
Many fond memories of Bill while working for Morrison Brothers in several summers in high school. I also remember Bill as a teammate on the Greensboro Warrior football team. I remember Bill as always smiling, always cheerful, and fun to be around. My condolences to Becky, Jimbo, and Jobie.
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Carolyn Payne Lambert

Posted at 10:22am
Bill was a sweet 2nd grade student at Greensboro Elementary{Powers School}.....Enjoyed teaching the York children!!!!!! So sad about his death......
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Douglas Null

Posted at 10:21pm
I am sorry for your loss. He certainly was a great guy.
I enjoyed his love of his dogs and his jolly attitude.
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