Joe Eli York
Joe Eli York
  • January 14, 1920 - May 5, 2017
  • East Ridge, Tennessee

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Chattanooga Funeral Home & Crematory - East Chapel
404 South Moore Road
East Ridge, Tennessee 37412
(423) 698-2541

Joe Eli York, 97 of Chattanooga, Tennessee went home to be with his Lord on May 5th 2017. He was a native of Ider, Alabama and the son of the late, William and Bertha York.
Joe was a member of the Macedonia Primitive Baptist church, Ider, AL., and attended Ridgeview Baptist Church in Chattanooga. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. He served during WWII
He was stationed in North Africa, Italy, Southern France and Germany. He was a sales manager with Life Insurance Company of Georgia for 22 years and he was an LUTC life and disability income graduate. He received many honors and awards; most notably
National Sales Achievement Awards and he was qualified for the President's Club and Honors/Pacesetters Clubs. He also served as a member of the Chattanooga Underwriters Association.

In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Vera Bevil York, brothers; Carl and Otis York, sisters; Eula McCurdy, Flodia Powell, Lorene Hansard, and Georgia Coffin.
Left behind to cherish Joe's memory are his daughter and her husband; Sally York Sliger and David Sliger, grandchildren; Suzannah Sliger and Joe Sliger, sister; Maxine York Troxler, all of Chattanooga, brother; John Calvin York of New Smyrna Beach, Florida.

A funeral service celebrating Joe's life will be held in the funeral home chapel of Chattanooga funeral Home East Chapel on Tuesday May 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. William McGinnis officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 5-7 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10-11 a.m. at the funeral Home.
Burial will follow the service and will be held in the Chattanooga National Cemetery at 12:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Chattanooga Community Kitchen.
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Arrangements are under the care of Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist East Chapel, 404 South Moore Rd. East Ridge, TN 37412.

Arrangements under the direction of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist-East Chapel, East Ridge, TN.