OBITUARY

Richard A Young

December 22, 1930February 19, 2019
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Richard Alvin Young went to be with his Lord on February 18th, 2019. He was born on December 22, 1930 in Baytown, Texas. He was raised in Baytown and moved to Highlands when he married. He was a proud Army Veteran of the Korean War. He enjoyed telling events of the past, about his childhood and his adventurous life growing up in Baytown. He would share amazing and heartbreaking stories about his buddies and the hardships serving in the Army. After his time in the Army he worked for over 30 years at the Armco Steel plant. He loved to write poetry and he enjoyed working with plants and loved his animals very much. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 66 years, Joy Faye and his daughter Sherry and husband Roger Howard of Dayton, Texas. He is also survived by his grandson Nathan Jr. and family of Tennessee, his granddaughter Laura and family of Houston. He is also survived by one Brother Gary A. Young and wife Joyce of Highlands, Texas. He is also survived by his deeply loved family Lonnie and Julia Selman and family, Linda and Bill Shipman and family and numerous precious nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his son Nathan Kyle, his parents Effie Ruth and Alfred L. Young, his brothers Alfred L. Jr, Buck Alton and Kenneth Edward Young, and two sisters Bertha Bernice Hillhouse and Ruth Darline Pearce.

  • FAMILY

  • Alfred L. Young, Father
  • Effie Ruth Young, Mother
  • Joy Faye Young, Wife
  • Sherry Howard, Daughter
  • Roger Howard, Son-in-law
  • Nathan Kyle Young, Son
  • He is also survived by his grandson Nathan Jr and family of Tennessee, his granddaughter Laura and family of Houston. He is also survived by one Brother Gary A. Young and wife Joyce of Highlands, Texas. He is also survived by his deeply loved family Lonnie and Julia Selman and family, Linda and Bill Shipman and family and numerous precious nieces and nephews.
    He is preceded in death by his brothers Alfred L. Jr, Buck Alton and Kenneth Edward Young, and two sisters Bertha Bernice Hillhouse and Ruth Darline Pearce.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Gary A. Young, Jr., Active
  • Lonnie R. Selman, Jr., Active
  • John Varnado, Active
  • Jessie Damron, Active
  • Daniel Damron, Active
  • Joshuah Thompson, Active

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Friday, February 22, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 23, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial
REMEMBERING

Richard A Young

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