Ashley, ND-Memorial service for Roy “Tony” Bork, 66, of Ashley will be held in Cody, Wyoming in the spring with burial in Riverside Cemetery at Cody, WY.
Tony died peacefully October 16, 2019 at his home.
Roy “Tony” Anthony Bork was born July 24, 1953 in Hood River, Oregon to Ernest E. and Geraldine (Olson) Bork. He grew up in Bandon, OR and graduated from high school in 1971. He was a self-taught auto mechanic by trade. Tony spent time driving truck and was an entrepreneur owning multiple small businesses during his career.
In 2005, he relocated to Cody, WY, where he concentrated on his real passion, Gunsmithing, opening a storefront, “Bork’s Guns”, working everyday with his dog, “Griz”. Tony was united in marriage to Audrey Hollaar on November 1, 2010 in Cody, WY. In 2016, Tony retired, and they moved to Ashley, ND so he could pheasant hunt. His life consisted of doing things he enjoyed and being around people he enjoyed.
Tony is survived by his wife, Audrey Bork of Ashley; son, Jeremy Bork of La Grande, OR; daughter, Jennifer (Will) Foy of Pikesville, MD; two step-sons, Sheldon (Judi) Leong of Cody, WY and Casey Leong, of Jamestown, ND; two grandchildren, Kyle and Sean Bork; two step-grandchildren, Jackson and Twylah Leong; four brothers, Alan (Patty) Bork of St. Helena’s OR, Stan (Judy) Bork of Sheridan, WY, Gary Bork of Mt. Angel, OR and Dennis Bork of Idaho; sister, Ida (Sid) Martin of Mexico and Tony’s Backyard Gang, Dale and his late wife, Teresa Muhs, Phil and Peggy Farman and Bob and Teddy Calkin.
Preceding Tony in death were his parents and four brothers.
The family prefers memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Carlsen Funeral Home of Ashley has been entrusted with arrangements.