Dallas Richard “Poochie” York, 68, of Columbia, KY passed away suddenly on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at T.J. Health Columbia. He was born 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.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Roger York in 2016.
His former wife & love of his life: Shirley Nash York of Columbia, KY
6 children: Melissa Dial Gullion (James), Eric Dial (Leslie), Craig Dial (Shelbey), Bill York, Bobby York, and Annita Dial (Ricky Bledsoe)
3 sisters: Ruby Burton (Albert), Carol Bryant (Joe) and Bernice Trimble
2 brothers: Marvin York (Cathy) and Randy York
25 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren
1 aunt: Elizabeth “Lizzie” York
1 uncle: Jessie “Buck” York
Several nieces, nephews, cousins & friends
Funeral service: Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 2:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Ronnie Dial officiating
Burial: Columbia Cemetery
Visitation: Thursday after 10:00amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Pallbearers: Jordan Baker, Cameron Barnett, Bryan Kelsay II, DeCarr Matney, Chance Barnett, Richard Baldwin, Brandon Meador and Dylan Gray
Honorary pallbearers: 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.