Robert “Tall Bob” L. York, 84, of Parker City, IN, formerly of Fountain City, IN passed away Thursday afternoon, October 12, 2017 at Parker Health and Rehabilitation Center of Parker City, IN. He was born August 20, 1933 in Wayne County, IN the son of Albert and Lena (Mink) York.
Robert retired as a supervisor with Starr Casket Company. He had owned and operated Sergeant Construction, operating as a telephone and cable lineman. He enjoyed spending his leisure time riding horses. He was a member of the Cross Country Trail Riders.
He leaves to cherish his memory a son, Mark Edward York of Santa Barbara, CA; and a sister, Freda Mae Breymier of Modoc, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents; and five brothers, Dewey Roy, Marion Paul, Carl Nelson, William Ditchler and Albert Terry.
A service to celebrate Robert’s life will be 3 pm Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Thomas Memorial Chapel of Lynn, IN. Burial will follow in New Liberty Cemetery of Lynn, IN. Family and friends may gather to share and remember from 2 pm to service time on Tuesday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family asks that you make contributions to your favorite local animal rescue group. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wilsonshookfuneralhomes.com.