Milton Robert "Tweed" York, 79 of Readsboro, VT died on Thursday February 4, 2021 at Centers for Living and Rehab in Bennington, VT.
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He was born in North Adams, MA on August 15, 1941, a son of Milton S. and Naomi Hattie (Ayers) York. He attended the Readsboro School and graduated from Drury High School. Milton was a veteran of the Vermont National Guard where he served for six years.
Milton was last employed by Sawyer Bentwoods until his retirement. Before that, he worked at Vermont Hardwoods for many years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Readsboro. Milton was a 54-year member of the American Legion Post #29 in Readsboro and was also a member of the Greylock Community Club.
Survivors include two sisters- Gertrude "Betty" Sprague and Susan (Roger) Brown, both of Readsboro, VT. He also leaves many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and his two best friends- Robert Bosley and William "Buzz" Wheeler. He was predeceased by his brother and sister in law- David S. and Agnes Yorke and his brother in law- Gilbert "Gibby" Sprague.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A memorial service for Milton "Tweed" York will be held at the Readsboro Baptist Church at a later date. Burial will be in the Village Cemetery in the spring. Memorial donations may be made to American Legion Post #29 in care of FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPEL, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com