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Roy Rector Young
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Birth: Dec. 23, 1909
Roane County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 1997
Willoughby
Lake County
Ohio, USA

Roy R. Young

Services for Roy R. Young, 87, of Willoughby, a retired hammerman, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Davis Trust 100 Funeral Home, 4154 Clark Ave., Willoughby.

Mr. Young died Nov. 3, 1997, at his home.

Born Dec. 23, 1909, in Pasco, W.Va., he had lived in Cleveland before moving to Willoughby 33 years ago.

Mr. Young was a World War II Navy veteran and a member of the Boilermakers Union. He enjoyed gardening and visiting Las Vegas.

He retired in 1972 after many years of service with Park Drop Forge Co, in Cleveland.

Survivors include his daughters, Jean (Martin) Johnson, Ruth Kelly, and Sandra (Jim) Tuggle; sons Bill and Clint Young; 15 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Gypsy Newberry and Vada Doak.

His wife of 63 years, Helen E., died in March 1997. His parents F.D. and Ann (Reger) Young, granddaughter Melissa Young, and brother, Harlan Young, also are deceased.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The Rev. Chris Jackson, associate pastor of Willoughby Hills Evangelical Friends Church, will officiate at services. Interment will be in Plains Road Cemetery, Willoughby.

The family suggests contributions in his memory be made to the Lakeland Community College Vietnam Veterans Scholarship Fund, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland 44094.

[Published in the Lake Co. (OH) News-Herald on November 5, 1997] 
 
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 Spouse:
  Helen Elizabeth McFee Young (1914 - 1997)
 
 Children:
  Roy Clinton Young (1949 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
S2 US Navy ~ World War II ~ God Has You In His Keeping & We Have You In Our Hearts
 
Burial:
Willoughby Memorial Gardens
Willoughby
Lake County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Glenn Channell
Record added: Oct 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60054192
Roy Rector Young
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Roy Rector Young
Added by: Glenn Channell
 
Roy Rector Young
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