Allen York

COLUMBIA — Allen York of Columbia died Friday, Dec. 10, 2010. He was 49.

Mr. York was born Feb. 1, 1961, in Indianapolis to Randall and Joyce Crose York.

He married Samantha Burt on June 21, 2001, in Columbia.

Mr. York was a loving father and grandfather. He was a member of Grace Bible Church and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Mr. York is survived by his wife, Samantha Burt; his mother, Joyce York of Boonville; three daughters, Shana York and Amber Burt, both of Columbia, and Angel York of Indianapolis; a son, Brad Shaw of Columbia; two brothers, Vernon York and Harold York, both of Franklin; a sister, Randy Kleene of Indianapolis; and three grandchildren, Kalie Gephart, Jaxon Thornburgh and Zaden Zinser.

His father, Randall York, died earlier.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday at Grace Bible Church, 601 Blue Ridge Road Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will follow at Nashville Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shana York Education Fund, c/o Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel, 1610 N. Garth Ave., Columbia, MO 65202.

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