Kenneth Paul York

Published 10:08 pm Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Kenneth Paul York, 80, of Suffolk, passed away on May 18, 2018. Born in Massillon, Ohio, he was the son of the late Robert York and Adeline Harrison York. He was predeceased by his wife of 48 years, Sylvia Ann York. He retired with more than 26 years of service, as a civil service entomologist for the U.S. Army. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Ken is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Estelita and Danny Buie, of Suffolk; sons and daughter-in-law, Steven and Barbara York, of Portsmouth, and William T. York, of Suffolk; three grandchildren, Daniel, Ryan and Ashley; great-grandchild, Grayson; and two brothers, Mike and John York.

A celebration of life service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens with military honors. Condolences may be registered online at


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