A native of Winchester, he was the son of the late Leonard and Miriam Weaver Young.
He was a retired automobile mechanic. He retired from Stan McNabb, Chevrolet, Cadillac, Olds in 2004. He was a brave US Navy Veteran and was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, where he served as Trustee, money counter, and choir member.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ralph and Roy Young, and one sister; Dorothy McGriffe, his in-laws, Stanley and Sue Cowan, two sister-in-laws; Rachel Young and Anna Mae Rothwell, four brother-in-laws, John Cowan Charles Marshall, Allen Rothwell, and Howard McGriffe.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Juanita Cowan Young, one son; Stanley (Delores) Young, two daughters; Donnita (Steve) Propst of Tullahoma, and Denise (Rev. Tracy) Tucker of Standardsville, VA., seven grandchildren; Stephen (Sarah) King, Stephanie (Jared) Turner, George (Davida) Propst, Adam (Ashley) Young, Stephanie (Allen) Williams, Allison and Andrea Tucker, two step-grandchildren, Jeff (Tes) Wilkinson and Stacey (Anthony) Allison, ten great- grandchildren; Brittany, Tyler, Jacob, Landon, Hayden, Hayley, Jesse, Lily, Christian, and Amarah, and four step great-grandchildren; Tyler, Dillon, Cheslyn, and Jaylen; one step great great-granddaughter; Aleah, three sister-in-laws; Amy Young, Euline Marshall, and Carlotta Pickney.
Visitation with the family will be Thursday from 5:00PM till 8:00PM at the Tullahoma Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 11:00AM at the First Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Elbert Smith and Rev Tracy Tucker officiating. Eddie Guinn will be in charge of the music.
Pallbearers will be Junior Guinn, Buford Wilson, Jim Kinsey, Larry Stone, Jim White, and Randy Nichols.
Burial will follow in Franklin Memorial Gardens., Cowan Highway.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Tullahoma First Church of the Nazarene building fund. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.tullahomafuneralhome.com.
Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of George Young.