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Bruce Young

May 24, 2018

          Bruce Young, age 85, of the Shoal Creek Community, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018 at his home.  A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Jess and Ena Robinson Young.  In addition to his parents, Bruce was also preceded in death by brothers: Ralph Young, Ray Young and Doyle Young and sister, Mildred Young.


          Bruce was a US Army Veteran and also worked as a heavy equipment mechanic for most of his career.  He enjoyed the outdoors and loved to spend his free time fishing and riding four-wheelers.


          Bruce is survived by his daughter, Janice McKinney and her husband, Norb, of Burnsville; sons: Doug Young and his wife, Brenda, Darrel Young and his wife, Laura, Eric Young and his wife, Michelle, and Jason Young and his wife, Heather, all of Burnsville; brother, Earl Young and his wife, Betty, of Burnsville; sisters: Hope Wilson of Black Mountain, Cathy Moyers of  Burnsville and Helen King and her husband, Steve, of Texas; 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.  Many nieces and nephews also survive.


          A memorial gathering will be held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Yancey Funeral Services.  The gathering will conclude with military honors conducted by the Sgt. E. L. Randolph, Chapter #57 D.A.V.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Jess Young Family Cemetery c/o United Community Bank, PO Box 969, Burnsville, NC 28714 or to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 George's Fork Rd., Burnsville, NC 28714.   






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