He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Vietnam War. He was a member of VVA, DAV, VFW and the Bridgeton Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Banks York; one son, Gary York; his mother, June Benson York; two brothers, Frankie Lee and Robert Lindburg York; two sisters, Sharon Kay Parker and Janice Ann Jones and five grandchildren, all of New Bern, N.C.
He was preceded in his father, Jessie Lee York and one son, Jerry Lee York.
Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Cotten Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the Cotten Funeral Home Chapel in New Bern with the Rev. Kenneth Dixon officiating.
Burial will follow in the Dixon/Ipock Cemetery at Cove City.
Memorials may be made to DAV-Chapter 40, P.O. Box 12157, New Bern, N.C. 28561.