Kurt L. Young

November 21, 1982December 24, 2018

Kurt Lindale Young, 36, of Fayetteville, Arkansas left this world Monday December 24, 2018. He was the son of Kelly and Kim Young and was born November 21, 1982 in Dexter, Missouri.

He graduated from Bentonville High School in 2001 and was passionate about basketball and music. Kurt was a self-taught guitar and bass player. He also had a passion for food.

Kurt and his wife Christy moved to St. Louis in 2010 while he attended Le Cordon Bleu culinary school. He graduated as a chef in 2011. Kurt worked at Mike Shannon’s steak house, Stadium at Lumiere Casino and BC’s kitchen prior to moving back home to Fayetteville, Arkansas to become owner and Chef of Baller food truck. He had a great passion for the University of Missouri. Kurt truly bled black and gold through and through. MIZ-ZOU!

He is survived by his wife Christy Young; two children, Curren Lindale, and Cali Mae of Fayetteville, Arkansas; his parents Kelly and Kim Young of Fayetteville, Arkansas; One brother Kyle Young, his wife Krysta and son Parson of Pea Ridge, Arkansas; maternal grandparents Gary and Norma Crane of Osage Beach, Missouri; paternal grandmother Peggy Barks of Dexter, Missouri. He is also survived by two aunts Kelly Richardson and Donna Warren as well as two uncles Kenny Young and Tim Young and many cousins, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by paternal grandfather Dale Young and step-grandfather Delmer Barks.

Visitation will be held at Rollins Funeral Home in Rogers, Arkansas on Thursday January 3, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Visitation will be casual dress and Mizzou black and gold would be appreciated in honor of Kurt’s love for Mizzou.

Funeral services will then be conducted at Rollins Funeral Home on Friday January 4, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Kurt will be laid to rest in Dexter, Missouri.

Graveside services will be conducted on January 5, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at Dexter Cemetery in Dexter, Missouri with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Immediately following the graveside service, visitation and a reception for family and friends will be held at the Lacey Center, 13 N Walnut in Dexter, Missouri.

The family requests no flowers. Instead, memorials in Kurt's name may be made to his beloved University of Missouri at


  • Jason Crittenden, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Garrett Richardson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Charlie Harris, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Patton Black, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Brandon White, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Blake Bryant, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Logan Short, Honorary Pallbearer


  • Visitation Thursday, January 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 4, 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, January 5, 2019

Kurt L. Young

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