Roy A. Young Sr., 81, of North Vernon, Indiana, passed away at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility in Columbus, Indiana.
Born December 5, 1934, in Ruggles, Kentucky, Mr. Young was the son of Bruce Delbert and Gladys Jordan Young. He married Minnie Perkins July 3, 1954, in Greenup, Kentucky. She survives.
Mr. Young worked as general manager for Rock-Tenn in Columbus for 40 years, retiring in 2003. He was a member of First Christian Church in North Vernon and enjoyed marbles, toys and cars.
Survivors include his wife, Minnie Young of North Vernon, Indiana; sons, Troy (Jody) Young of Fayette City, Pennsylvania, Roy Young Jr. of North Vernon and Mark Shockley of Hope, Indiana; daughters, Carol Caruso of Hanover, Indiana, Teresa (David) Shirley of Evansville, Indiana, and Shirley (Raymond) Brisker of Wilton, Iowa; brothers, Albert (Marie) Young of Phoenix, Arizona, and Art Young of Ohio; sisters, Hazel Cordle of Cleveland, Ohio, Ruth Haines of Indianapolis, Indiana, Carol Ann Slone and Donna Jean (Web) Conley, both of Portsmouth, Ohio; 15 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Roberta Young; a brother, Earl Young; and a sister, Marie Horvath.
A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, April 22, 2016, at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon, Indiana, with the Rev. Tony Garris officiating. Family and friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until service time Friday, April 22.
A funeral service will also be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2016, at the Erwin-Dodson-Allen Funeral Home, 6710 Swauger Valley Road, Minford, Ohio, with calling from 9 a.m. until service time. Burial will be at Memorial Burial Park Cemetery in Wheelersburg, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made through Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services for Our Hospice of Jennings County.
You are welcome to leave the family a message of condolence at www.dovesharprudicel.com.