He is survived by his wife Gwen of York, sons; Richard (Gladys) of Ridgecrest, CA, LaVern (Shirley) of Plano, TX, Dennis (Helen) of York, Lee (Diane) Delhi, IA and David (Lucinda) of Grand Island; his daughter JoAnn (Mike) Parrott of Lincoln; 15 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren; brothers, Al of Beatrice, NE, Duane of Hooper, NE and Kay ( Ruby) of Bremerton, WA. Preceding him in death were his parents, 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 23, 2004 at 10:00 am at the First Christian Church on north Delaware Ave. with the Rev. Ron Johnson officiating. Visitation will begin Thursday noon at Metz with family greeting family and close friends from 6-8 pm Thursday at Metz. Casket will be closed at the church. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery at York. Memorials may be directed to the First Christian Church.