Wagener – Mr. Carl Arthur York, 77, entered into rest on Thursday, February 24, 2022.
Carl is the husband of Jane Louise Roberston York. They have been married 42 years. He is the father of Diane Marie Folsom and her husband Michael, and Daniel Robert Wilson and his wife Betty. He is the stepfather of Karran Anne Robbins and her husband David, and Jessica Lynn Hill Brewer. Carl is the grandfather of Christopher Folsom and fiancé Taylor Martin, Makayla Wilson and fiancé Hunter Harrington, Megan Wilson, Madison Wilson, Bethany Jones and her husband Travis, Joshua Robbins and his fiancé Kandace Hutto, Troy Stickney, Sr. and fiancé Sarah Bickford, and Braylee Roderick and fiancé Donaven Cunningham. He is the great grandfather of Ella Folsom, Jade Yon, Alyssa Hutto, Keegan Fanning, Ryan Fanning, Tara Jones, Lani Jones, Rhys Jones, Madelyn Robbins, Mason Robbins, Eve Stickney, Skyla Stickney, Troy Stickney, Jr., Ross Roderick, Isla Cunningham, and Liam Cunningham.
Carl was born in New Sharon, Maine to the late Rufus Bryce York and the late Laura Viola Candage York. He is the brother of Alberta Currier, Bert Smith and his wife Arlene, Ralph Smith and his wife Harriett, Arlene Campbell and her husband Carl, the late Colleen Cox, the late Dorothy Blanchard, and the late Harry York and his wife Barbara. Carl has many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Carl attended New Sharon School where he ran track. He enjoyed playing cards, especially “Hand and Foot”. He also enjoyed bowling and playing golf. Carl pitched horseshoes competitively for 54 years. He traveled throughout the United States and Canada with the National Horseshoe Pitching Association. Carl had a very responsible work ethic. He worked at Norridgewock Shoe Shop, Foster Manufacturing in East Wilton, ME, and retired after 30 years of service from the Highway Department of Transportation in Mercer, ME.
The family is having a service to celebrate Carl’s life at 12:30 pm Sunday, March 6, 2022 at Bethcar Baptist Church, Wagener, SC. Rev. Chris Addy will be ministering. Everyone is welcome to Carl’s interment June 19, 2022 beginning at 1 pm at the Fairview Cemetery in Farmington, ME.