Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
March 7, 2014 11:54 pm EST


MILLERSBURG — Richard H. Young, 78, of Millersburg, formerly of Mount Vernon, died Friday, March 7, 2014, at the Scenic View Nursing Home in Millersburg.

Richard was born Aug. 26, 1935, in Holmes County, one of 12 children, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

He attended the Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene in Mount Vernon.

Surviving are his daughter, Tammy Jo (Kevin) Helms of Brinkhaven; sons, Jack (Hope) Young of Fredericktown and Michael Richard (Cathie) Young of Stafford, Va.; nine grandchildren; four step-grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Friends may call Wednesday, from noon until 1 p.m., at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon 43050, where funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. Burial with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council, will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Richard H. Young.

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