ASHEBORO — Guy Edward York, age 86, of Asheboro, passed away March 29, 2023, at Terra Bella Assisted Living in Asheboro.
York was born in Moore County on May 8, 1936, to Guy Hampton York and Ada Newsom York.
He retired from Centel Telephone Company, and following retirement, was employed with J.M. Holt Construction in Graham.
Guy was a member of La Luz de Cristo United Methodist Church in Asheboro.
In addition to his parents, Guy was preceded in death by his siblings, Helen King, Millie Robbins, Marvin York, Vaughn York and Larry York.
Guy loved spending time with his grandchildren, his time at Lake Tillery, and woodworking. He loved his fur baby, Danny.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Nancy Hall York; daughters, Lisa Bennett (Dean) and Julie Bass (Jon); grandchildren, Garrett, Korey, and Abbie Bennett, Brittany and Zachary Tate, Sammy, Jon Michael (Emily), and Matt Bass; and 6 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 1 at 3 p.m. at Pugh Funeral Home Chapel, 437 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro, with Rev. Frank Ramos and Pastor Chris Smith officiating. The family will receive friends following the service from 3:45-4:45 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
— The American Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.
— La Luz de Cristo United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 5322, Asheboro, NC 27204.