Dallas Richard “Poochie” York, 68, of Columbia, KY passed away suddenly on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at T. J. Health Columbia. He was born on Saturday, October 10, 1953 in Adair County, KY to the late Preston Lee and Madeline Grider York.
Richard loved fishing, playing bingo and spending time with his grandchildren who affectionately called him “Pops”. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include his former wife and love of his life, Shirley Nash York of Columbia, KY; his children, Melissa Dial Gullion (James), Eric Dial (Leslie), Craig Dial (Shelbey), Bill York, Bobby York and Annita Dial (Ricky Bledsoe); three sisters, Ruby Burton (Albert), Carol Bryant (Joe) and Bernice Trimble; two brothers, Marvin York (Cathy) and Randy York; twenty-five grandchildren and twenty-five great grandchildren; an aunt Elizabeth “Lizzie” York; an uncle Jessie “Buck” York and several niece, nephews, cousins and friends.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Roger York in 2016.
Funeral services will be 2:00pm Thursday, June 23, 2022 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Columbia Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday after 10:00am at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
Ronnie Dial will be officiating and pallbearers will be Jordan Baker, Cameron Barnett, Bryan Kelsay II, DeCarr Matney, Chance Barnett, Richard Baldwin, Brandon Meador and Dylan Gray.
Honorary pallbearers are Cody York, Steve Harvey, James Gullion, Eric Dial, Craig Dial and Mr. York’s grandson, JayKob Lee, who can’t be here because he is on TDY in Alaska serving his country in the U. S. Air Force.
In lieu of flowers, the family request for donations to help with funeral expenses.
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