Don York, 83 of Choctaw, OK, passed away in Oklahoma City, OK September 24, 2013. He was born May 22, 1930 in Webb City, OK to James Elbert and Eunice (Maberry) York. He graduated from Foster High School. Don was a longtime faithful employee of Choctaw Schools and Athletics and it was said that his football field was the best in the Oklahoma City metro. He spent many years faithfully attending Choctaw football games both home and away. Don also served Choctaw as a fire fighter for 20 years before he retired. He was an avid OU football fan who was well versed in the history of his favorite team. Don enjoyed working outside and gardening, especially growing his tomatoes. Don was superb on the grill and everyone loved eating his famous BBQ. He spent years coaching Little League football and baseball and was responsible for starting the first Little League football team in Choctaw. Don was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Paul and J.D. York; two sisters: Adene Gilmore and Janice Walton; one grandson: Zachary Keel. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Jane (Redding); two sons: Jim York and wife, Robyn; Steve York and wife, Brigot; daughter, Brenda York; ten grandchildren, Gina, Craig, Chris, Heather, Crystal, Bryan, Stephanie, Ashley, and Daniel; thirteen great-grandchildren, Miranda, Melissa, Austin, Jack, Alex, Joey, Taylor, Tyler, Alyssa, Landon, Brynlee, Gabriel, and Ella. Don was loved by all who knew him and will be deeply missed by all.