Hoy R. Young
FREDERICKTOWN — Hoy Richard Young, 74, of Colony Drive, Fredericktown, passed away Thursday, June 19, 2008, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon following a brief illness.
He was born Jan. 11, 1934, in Fredericktown, a son of the late Hoy C. and Leona (Reed) Young. Hoy retired from Rolls-Royce in Mount Vernon. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Fredericktown and was an avid NASCAR fan. Hoy was a Navy veteran of the Korean conflict.
Hoy is survived by his loving wife, Kay (Algire) Young, whom he married on Dec. 24, 1953; a son, Ronald (Rebecca) Young of Miamisburg; a daughter, Deborah Hill of Blacklick; grandchildren, Mackenzie and Madison Young and Trey Hill; a brother, Karl Young of Colonial Heights, Va.; a sister, Geraldine Cook of Madison, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Hoy was preceded in death by a son, Mark Young; and a sister, Jean Levering.
The family will receive family and friends on Tuesday, June 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home, 33 E. College St., Fredericktown. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 24, at 1:30 p.m. in Forest Cemetery, Fredericktown, with Pastor Mary Miller officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to the Ohio Eastern Star Home Medical Equipment Fund, 1451 Gambier Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. Online condolences to the family may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Mr. Young.