Robert Lee Young

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 1, 2009

Robert Lee Young died Monday, April 27, 2009, at River Region Medical Center. He was 62.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Whittmon and Thelma Young; three brothers, Herman Young, Whitt Young Jr. and Leevon Young; and a sister, Freddie Mae Casteal.

Survivors include his wife, Marie Harris Young of Rolling Fork; five sons, Gregory Harris of Charlotte, N.C., Robert Young Jr. of Cary, Marvin Young of Starkville, Jerome Henderson of Glen Allan and Rickey Stewart of Minneapolis; three daughters, Ruby Moore and Marion Tripplett, both of Memphis, and Shelia Marie Young of Starkville; four brothers, Sammie Young of Hollandale, Isadore Young of Indianapolis, Tyrone Young of Greenville and Stanley Young of Jackson; five sisters, Annie Mae Cross and Barbara Reynolds, both of Hollandale, Thelma Collins of Delta City, Lucille Young of Chicago and Bessie Phillip of Indianapolis.

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Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Evergreen M.B. Church in Murphy with the Rev. Alonzo Wallace officiating. Burial will follow at the Jonestown Cemetery under the direction of Sanders-Byas Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 3 until 5 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home in Hollandale.