Ray Thomas York, age 79, of Randleman passed away on Friday, July 23, 2021 at Clapp's Convalescent Nursing Home. Mr. York was born in Worthville, NC on October 19, 1941 to Ray John and Johnsie York, who preceded him in death. Ray served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was also stationed in Korea. Ray was employed with local textile companies for over 30 years. Ray loved animals, fishing, and NASCAR. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Elaine Shanas York; sons, Kenny, Tim, and Tony York all of Asheboro; stepdaughters, April Finnen of Frederick, MD, Holly Frye of Moncks Corner, SC and Amber Carroll of Greensboro; 12 grandchildren; sisters, Louella Smith of Ramseur, Dianne Johnson of Randleman, and Karen Goley of Asheboro; and many extended family and friends. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 11:00 am at North Bend Cemetery, Bescher Chapel Road in Denton with John Shanas officiating and with military honors by the Randolph County Honor Guard.