AHOSKIE – Franklin Donald Young, 74, of the 100 block of Morris Road, died Sunday, May 24, 2009, at his home.
Mr. Young was born in Bertie County, a son of the late Grover Cleveland and Nannie Trummell Young. He was retired after over 28 years as a service station operator.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Margaret Willoughby Young; his daughters, Vickie Young of Ahoskie and Laurie Leary and husband Jeff of Tarboro; his son, Michael Young and wife Holley of Colerain; a brother, Carroll Young of Ahoskie; and grandchildren, Amanda Elizabeth Creviston, Bryan Patrick Creviston, Lauralee Margaret Leary and Jilianne Grace Leary, Bryan David Drew and Brittany Jane Drew. Besides his parents, Donald was predeceased by his brothers, Grover Cleveland Young, Jr., Marshall Freeman Young, Joseph Jennings Young; and a sister, Jean Elizabeth Young.
A celebration of life service will be conducted at 1:00 PM. Thursday, May 28, 2009 in the Ashley Memorial Chapel of Garrett-Jones Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jimmy Ward officiating. Burial will follow in Stoney Creek Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening and other times at the home.