An Altar’ed Life: William Albert York

William Albert York, 88, of Mounds, Oklahoma, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on March 6, 2017 at the St. Francis Hospital South in Tulsa. Born in Roland, Oklahoma to William Oscar and Dollie Ethel (Bias) York Albert lived most of his adult life in Sapulpa and Mounds, Oklahoma, after serving eight years as a Corporal in the United States Army. 

Albert enjoyed going to church, singing hymns, watching movies, woodworking and being with his grandchildren. After his retirement from American Airlines he enjoyed traveling as well as making wood toys and small furniture for his wife Connie and the rest of his family. 

Albert was a dedicated Christian husband and father. He was married to his wife, Connie (Roberts) York for fifty-nine wonderful years. Connie preceded him in death in 2009. He had three children, James Phillip and his wife Loretta, of Mounds, Albert Wayne and his late wife Vicki, of Glenpool, and Susan Kay Stone and her husband Robert Dwayne of Austin, Texas. He is also survived by his sister Helen Stephens of Lancaster, California, and his brother Harold and wife Beverly, of Sapulpa, Oklahoma, as well as eight grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and a host of nephews and nieces. 

Casket bearers are Tyler Stone, Jeff York, Nathan York and Lindon Hilton.

Visitation has been scheduled from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in the Leonard & Marker Funeral Home in Bixby, OK.


Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, March 9 in the Leonard & Marker Funeral Home Chapel officiated by Bishop Robert Dwayne Stone and Pastor Randy Jackson. Interment will follow in the Green Hill Cemetery of Sapulpa.

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