|Birth: ||Apr. 25, 2006|
|Death: ||May 15, 2012|
Jackson Matthew York, 6, of New Castle,passed away Tuesday evening,May 15,2012,following a year and a half battle with a brain tumor. He was born Apr. 25,2006,in New Castle,the son of David Matthew and Ashley Gail (Armstrong) York.
A kindergartner at Building Blocks in New Castle, Jackson was an avid baseball fan,attending his first baseball game when he was just two days old. From his earliest months, he wanted to play "pich" with his dad. His favorite teams were the Chicago Cubs and the New York Yankees. He also loved playing golf,playing the Wii,and watching Disney Channel.
Jackson also loved the outdoors and loved driving his PaPaw's boat at Dale Hollow Lake. During his journey for the past year and a half, he never asked questions,seemed content with the situation,whatever each day brought.
He leaves to cherish his memory,his parents,Matt and Ashley York of New Castle;a sister,Rylie York of New Castle;his two beagles,whom he loved, Peanut and Bruce;maternal grandparentsw,Dale and Pam Armstrong;paternal grandparents,David and Julie York;maternal great-grandmothers,Marilyn Weisheit and Nola Armstrong; paternal great-grandmother,Emma Turner;paternal great-grandfather,Jack Turner all of New Castle;an aunt,Lindsey Armstrong of New Castle;Brittany and Kyle Watson,who has been by Jackson's side throughout his journey;several great-aunts,uncles and second cousins,.
He was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandfathers,Johnny Weisheit and T.G. Armstrong; paternal great-grandparents,Otha and Nancy York; and a great-aunt,Sandy Laley.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday,May 19,at First Baptist Church in New Castle with Pastor Paul Davis officiating. Burial will follow in South Mound Cemetery,West Lawn Addition. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday,May 18,at the First Baptist Church.
South Mound Cemetery
Created by: Lola Pitman Snyder
Record added: May 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90235375