The Obit For Roy Young

Roy Young Jr.

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on May 27, 2012

Young, Jr., Roy Age 79, passed away at home on May 24, 2012. Preceded in death by his son, John. Survived by loving wife, Reva; his brothers, Harold, Orville, and Charles Young; his daughters, Caryn Wiersma, Janice Young, and Victoria Young; his grandchildren, Roy, Leah, Randy, Allison, Taylor, and Ethan; and his dog, Stud.

Roy was a lifetime sports fan and athlete. After high school he was recruited by the Detroit Tigers and played in the minor leagues before joining the U.S. Army. He worked for almost 30 years as a truck driver for Jewel Foods before retiring to enjoy the good life golfing and spending time in Michigan and Florida.

A memorial service will be held 12:00pm to 3:00pm on Saturday June 2nd at Andrew J. McGann & Son Funeral Home 10727 S. Pulaski Rd., Chicago IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to The American Cancer Society.