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Dennis Alexander York

June 4, 2014

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Mr. Dennis Alexander York 89 of Clermont formerly of Cleveland. Mr. York passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at the home of his son in Vermont. Dennis was born in Vick, AR on June 15, 1924 to the late Leonard Dennis York and Hattie Louella Pope York.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration , Bachelor of Law, Master of Law and Diplomacy, Doctor of Juridical Science, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Law, graduating from the United States Army War College, Command and General Staff College, Judge Advocate General School, passing the bar in Georgia and Arkansas    

Dennis had a long and distinguished career serving in the United States Army, entering in 1942  he served in the WWII Army Air Corp, surviving 35 missions over Germany  in a B-17, served in Korea , then  became  a JAG Officer, Following his retirement in 1972, Dennis  worked for the Supreme Court of Georgia, served as Dean of Woodrow Wilson Law School  and maintained a private practice in Roswell , Dennis was active in both women’s shelters and literacy groups  , he was a 32nd degree Mason and member of Yonah Lodge  # 382 F&AM . He was an  active  member of Cleveland United Methodist Church. He is preceded in death by his sister, Angus Tague  and brother Hansel York

Survivors include his wife, Rosemary York, Clermont; sons, Philip York of Illinois, Michael York of Minnesota  and Jeffery York of Vermont; daughter, Sally York, of Georgia , grandchildren, Matthew, Jocelyn, Jessica, John,  Joshua,Julie, Joy, Zev and Ayla

Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00am, Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Cleveland United Methodist Church with Rev. Tom McElroy officiating

It is requested that memorial donations be made to Cleveland United Methodist Church , P.O.Box 1226, Cleveland, Georgia 30528

 Service Information

Funeral Service
June 21, 2014

11:00 AM
Cleveland United Methodist Church

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