Thomas Howard York

October 30, 1932June 9, 2018

Services for Thomas Howard York, 85, of Gilmer, Texas are scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton, Texas with Bro. David McGee officiating.

Thomas passed away June 9, 2018, in Gilmer, Texas.

He was born on October 30, 1932, in Canton, Texas to Raymond York and Bertha Lee Emerson.

Thomas grew up in Canton and married Clorene Abbott on March 1, 1954. They resided in Dallas where Thomas owned a Yamaha dealership for 17 years. He enjoyed racing motorcycles, fishing, dancing and singing. Thomas loved spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his son, Ted A. and Vickie York; daughter Cathey and Loy Tuttle; daughter Jennifer and K.J. Jones; 7 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; brother Sherman York; brother Paul York; and sister Bobbie Coleman.

Thomas is preceded by his parents, Raymond and Bertha York; wife, Clorene Abbott York; grandchildren, J.J. Atkins and Jaclyn Rena Tuttle; great-great grandchildren, twins, Gabriel and Blayne Hernandez; brother, Nathan York; brother, Butch York; and sister, Betty James.

Pallbearers are K.J. Jones, Jeremy Nolan, Dante Hernandez, Dennis Bowens, James Clifton, and Ricky Schroade.

Family will receive friends on Monday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Interment will be at Tarver Cemetery in Canton, Texas.


  • Ted A. & Vickie York, Son
  • Cathey & Loy Tuttle, Daughter
  • Jennifer & K. J. Jones, Daughter
  • Grandchildren -, Seven
  • Great Grandchildren, Twenty-Three
  • Great Great Grandchildren, Five
  • Sherman York, Brother
  • Paul York, Brother
  • Bobbie Coleman, Sister
  • Clorene Abbott York, Wife
  • J. J. Atkins, Grandchild
  • Jaclyn Rena Tuttle, Grandchild
  • Gabriel & Blayne Hernandez, Great Grandchildren
  • Raymond York, Father
  • Bertha Lee Emerson York, Mother
  • Nathan York, Brother
  • Butch York, Brother
  • Betty James, Sister

  • K. J. Jones
  • Jeremy Nolan
  • Dante Hernandez
  • Dennis Bowens
  • James Clifton
  • Ricky Schroade


  • Visitation Monday, June 11, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Thomas Howard York

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Sharon LaCour

June 11, 2018

I know the pain you are all feeling and I send you all my love and prayers❤️ So many good memories of Ross Downs and racing with a man that seemed to have the patience of a saint😊

Debbie Mills

June 10, 2018

Praying for you and your family during this difficult time. So sorry for your loss. May your family feel gods love within you.