Robert F. Young Sr.

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Connersville native Robert F. Young Sr., 93, died Monday, July 11, 2022 at Reid Health in Richmond, Indiana.

Bob was born to Francis A. and Elizabeth A. Hines Young on May 8, 1929. He was a devoted trucker for IRC&D, serving the company for forty-years until his retirement. He married the late Bertha E. Johnson Young whom passed in 2003. Bob was a faithful member of Everton Southern Baptist Church where he met Loretta. He married the former Loretta Short at the church on November 19, 2016. Bob enjoyed fishing, watching westerns in his favorite chair, going out to dinner, and spending time with his wife and family. He will be remembered as a man that would help anyone, he will be missed by his friends and family.

In addition to his wife of five years, Bob is survived by his children and their spouses: Robert Young Jr., and Cindy, Deborah Bargo and Matthew; step-children: Robin Short and Beverly; Rae Jean Klingenberger and Steve; grandchildren: Tony Bargo, Heather Young Rhodes, Chad Young; great-grandchildren: Macey Rhodes, Ellie Rhodes, and Madelyn Rhodes; several nieces and nephews.

Bob is preceded in death by his parents: Francis and Elizabeth; brother; Marion Young; sister: Alta Lone.

A funeral service will be conducted at 12:30 p.m., Friday, July 15, 2022 at Showalter Blackwell Long, Myers Chapel, Connersville with Robin Short officiating. Friends may visit the funeral home from 11:00a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow at Dale Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Everton Southern Baptist Church in Bob’s honor

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