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Terry Young

December 25, 1946 — December 21, 2019


Terry Gene Young went to his heavenly home on Saturday, December 21, 2019 after a brief illness.

He was born  December 25, 1946 in East Fork, Kentucky to Nadine Bailey Young & the late Eugene "Blue" Young.  He married Robin Gail Young on June 23, 1964 and shared 46 wonderful years with her until her death in 2010.

Terry is survived by one son: Terry Alan Young of Winchester, two daughters: Amy Swartz (Cameron) of Owingsville, and Melanie Erwin (Chris) of Salt Lick, his mother, Nadine Bailey Young, three brothers:  Nathan Young (Wilma) of Lexington; KY, Nelson Young (Dollie) of Paris, KY; and Blaine Young (Annie) of Owingsville, KY; and Special Friend, Etna Copher. Four grandchildren: Justin Young of Cincinnati, OH, Brandi Roberts and John Erwin of Salt Lick, KY,and  Bailey Gail Swartz of Owingsville; and one great-granddaughter: Zoe Roberts.

He was a member of the Northside Church of God where he loved to volunteer and was involved with several Christian organizations such as the Gideons. He loved to watch UK basketball and the Cincinnati Reds.

Terry retired from Texas Eastern after 25 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Robin Gail Young, an infant daughter, and his father, Eugene “Blue” Young.

As per his request, a private graveside funeral will be conducted. Terry was a faithful servant of the Lord and said “The only thing that matters is I was faithful, it doesn’t matter what someone says at my funeral, and my fate is already sealed.”

Terry was loved by so many due to his friendly, fun loving nature, his servant’s heart, and his signature laugh. He had a way of just making people happy and bringing comfort as well as having people in tears from laughter.

He was an amazing father and Papaw and he will be greatly missed. His family finds strength in knowing he is with the Lord.

Contributions are suggested to Gideons International.

The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Owingsville is caring for all the arrangements for Mr. Terry Gene Young.

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