Indianapolis - Retha June York, 81, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, July 6, 2018.
Mrs. York was born March 8, 1937 in Louisville, KY to the late Arlie and Mittie Brock. She lived in Mayking, KY for a short time until her family moved to Norton, VA where she grew up. In 1954, after high school, she traveled back to Mayking, KY to help care for her sister-in-law and her new baby. There she met and married Carl York.
The newlyweds moved to Indianapolis, IN 1955 and started their family. Mrs. York resided in her beloved Irvington home for over 50 years. She served her family as a homemaker and spread her love for children through babysitting. She attended Christian Tabernacle for many years and loved her church family very much.
Mrs. York was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Carl York; her parents, Arlie and Mittie Brock; 4 brothers, 5 sisters, 1 grandchild and 2 great grandchildren. She is survived by her daughters, Deborah Gosman and her husband, David and Retha Kutche and her husband, Jerry; sons, Richard York and his wife, Janie, Billy York and his wife, Tammy, Jimmy York and Bobby York and his wife, Brenda; sisters, Victoria Blackmon, Arlene Walsh, Peggy Ping and Ellen Peeler; 10 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; and many other beloved family members and friends.
Mrs. York’s family will receive friends Wednesday, July 11, 2018, from 4 – 8 pm at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions, 925 East Hanna Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46112. A celebration of her life will be conducted Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 10 am at the funeral home. A committal service will follow at Washington Park North Cemetery, 2702 Kessler Boulevard West Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46228.
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