Horace "Hoss" York


Horace "Hoss" York, 82, of Elberta, passed away on March 7, 2020 at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope, Alabama. There will be no church service as Hoss's final wishes were to be cremated and scattered in a place that was dear to his heart! The family will have a small celebration of life to be announced at a later date. Horace was born in Bangor, Maine on January 28, 1938 to Willard and Irene York. He was married to his wife of 49 years, Debra York. Horace was a heavy equipment mechanic by trade. Not only did he work for companies like Caterpillar but also owned several businesses of his own. Hoss was very active up until his final day. He is survived by his wife Debra, his two daughters Angela Mercier, Kelly York, and his son-in-law Jamie Mercier. He also has four grandchildren Kelsey York, Cordell York, Aidan Mercier, Amelia Scheffing, and two great grandchildren Kelynn York and Kayson Williams.