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Obituary: Gene Allen Young, 63, Russell Co., KY

He was member of a respected family, a native of Adair County, the son of the late Norman and Eliza McKinley Young. He was a farmer, a former employee of the rock quarry, and a member of Fairview Separate Baptist Church

Gene Allen Young age 63 years of Jamestown, KY, formerly of Adair Co. KY, passed away Sunday January 9, 2011 at 8:15amCT at Russell Co. Hospital in Russell Springs, KY after an illness.

The funeral service will be Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 1pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQuearyFuneral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Richie Curtis and Bro. Donnie Coffey the officiating clergy. Interment in the Dixon Cemetery on Dixon Cemetery Road, Jamestown, KY. Visitation will be after 4:30pmCT, Wednesday, January 12, 2011, at the funeral home.

Gene Allen Young, formerly of Adair Co., KY (1948-2010)

He was born on January 2, 1948 in Adair Co., KY. He was the son of the late Norman "Rattler" and Eliza McKinley Young of Adair County. He died Sunday, January 9, 2011, in Russell Springs, Russell Co., KY, at the age of 63 years, and 7 days.

He is survived by his wife Linda Young of Jamestown, KY and the following:
  • Three sons: Troy Gene Young and his wife Jacquita of Jamestown, KY; Chris L. Young of Jamestown, KY; and Mark Allen Young and his wife Connie of Columbia, KY

  • Two brothers: Reed Young of Franklin, IN; and Condy Young of Columbia, KY

  • and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was a member of Fairview Separate Baptist Church, had worked at the Rock Quarry and was a farmer.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.

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