York, Daniel

Mr. Daniel P. York, age 72, of Tucson, Arizona formerly of Hardin, Kentucky died on Thursday, October 5, 2017.

Dan was born August 6, 1945 in Benton, Kentucky to the late Latus York and Jewell Lamb York. He was also preceded in death by his three brothers, Alvin York, Neal York, and Jerry York; and two sisters, Lena Darnell and Shirley Thompson.

Dan graduated from South Marshall High School and served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He married his wife, Mary Jane York on February 14, 1981 in Battle Creek, Michigan and after a honeymoon trip to Tucson, Arizona, he and Mary fell in love with the dessert and mountains and decided to make their home there. He enjoyed the outdoors with his horses, horticulture, farming, and animals. He also worked with the Arizona Department of Corrections and served on the Vail School District Board for several years.

Dan is survived by his wife, six children, grandchildren, one sister, Annis Arant, Hardin, KY; and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held in Tucson, Arizona.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org

Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Published 12:00 AM, Tuesday Oct. 10, 2017
Updated 02:21 PM, Tuesday Oct. 10, 2017

Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home
713 South 4th Street
Murray, Kentucky 42071

Phone:(270) 753-6800
Email: yorkfuneralhome@yahoo.com
Website: www.yorkfuneralhome.com


Please contact Blalock-Coleman & York Funeral Home at (270) 753-6800 for local directions.