Services with military honors will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West. Hughart & Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville is in charge of the arrangements.
A native of Brooklyn, New York he was born August 24, 1944 the son of the late Lloyd E. Young and Gertrude Johanna Schultz Young. He was a United States Marine before enlisting in the United States Army. He retired from the United States Army as a SGT First Class serving in Vietnam and Korea. He was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans and former president of the Roosevelt Military Academy Association. He was a Lutheran.
Survivors include his wife: Gabriele A. Bender Young; his sons: Lloyd E. Young, Jr. (Shannon) of Hopkinsville, Michael M. Young (Ann) of Lexington, and Roger T. Young (Melissa) of Vine Grove; his daughter: Tanya P. Young Ruth (Jesse) of Hopkinsville; and six grandchildren.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Honor Flight Bluegrass Chapter P.O. Box 43986, Middletown, KY 40253-0986, http://honorflightbluegrass.org/ or the American Cancer Society.