Darrell Eugene York, 74, of Edina, MO passed away late Tuesday afternoon, July 23, 2018 at his home surrounded by the love and support of his family.
He was born September 16, 1943, in Knox County, MO to Woodrow Wilson and Madeline A. Matlock York.
Surviving is a special friend and companion, Diane Rogers of Edina, MO. He is also survived by the mother of his five children, Marjorie F. Winn-McFarland of Kirksville, MO; two sons, Curtis E. York and Ronald L. York both of Edina, MO; three daughters, Theresa F. Maxey and Kevin of Jefferson City, MO, Melody A. Kelso and Richie of Kirksville, MO and Ronda K. York-Hays and Todd also of Kirksville, MO; 13 grandchildren, Morgan Nunan, Davin York, Tyson Ausmus, Lathien Engelbrecht, Kelsey Maxey, Kyler Maxey, Christopher Nichols, Corey Nichols, Shaylin Long, Linsey Johnson, Brennlyn Kelso, Ashton York and Baylie Hays; 13 great-grandchildren; a sister, Beverly Ann Ham and Larry of Foristell, MO, a niece, Susan Manzella and a nephew, Rodney Gardine.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Gary Wayne York.
Darrell lived most of his life in the Knox County area where he owned and operated York Construction until 1992. He enjoyed the outdoors; coon hunting, deer hunting, fishing, and his garden. He loved building bird houses and especially enjoyed bird watching. The time he spent with his family and friends was very precious and he will be greatly missed.
God has you in his keeping. We have you in our hearts.
It was Darrell’s wishes to be cremated with a celebration of life event to be held at a later date.
Memorials in memory of Darrell E. York may be made to the George Rea Cancer Treatment Center of Kirksville, MO. Memorials may be left at or sent to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537
Arrangements are under the direction of Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home.