SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 17
(By Senators Stollings, Unger, Klempa, Beach and Wills)
Requesting the Division of Highways name bridge number 03-85-14.72, in Boone County, the “Fred York Memorial Bridge”.
Whereas, Fred York was born November 10, 1930; and
Whereas, Fred York grew up in Wharton, West Virginia, and attended Van High School, where he played football and baseball; and
Whereas, Fred York attended Morris Harvey College in Charleston, West Virginia; and
Whereas, Fred York worked hard in the coal mines of southern West Virginia to support his family; and
Whereas, Fred York was a member of the local Moose Lodge and the Knights of Pythius; and
Whereas, Fred York was very involved in his community, giving his time to little league baseball and various charitable events; and
Whereas, Sadly, Fred York passed away July 17, 2006, leaving behind a host of family and friends, all of whom miss him dearly; and
Whereas, It is fitting, to honor the life of Fred York, for his dedicated service to his community, by naming this bridge in his memory; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Legislature hereby requests the Division of Highways to name bridge number 03-85-14.72, in Boone County, the “Fred York Memorial Bridge”; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the “Fred York Memorial Bridge”; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the Senate is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and the family of Fred York.