Lonny Young (9-19-15) service 9-22-15

Lonny Winford Young departed this life on Saturday, Sept. 19, at the age of 78 years, 1 month, 5 days.
He was born in Hardin County, on Aug. 14, 1937, the son of the late Lonny Freeman and Minnie Lou Murphy Young.
Lonny had lived in Hardin County for 30 years and in Decatur County, Tennessee, for more than 30 years. He was self-employed as a car salesman and was a member of Boy Scouts of America and Yellow Springs United Methodist Church in Decatur County. He would lead in the singing at church and enjoyed going to singings around the county. He was a rebuilder of many things. He was very much a people person, loved working with people, and enjoyed his previous jobs as an insurance salesman and garment factory supervisor.
He is survived by his children, Sarah Annette Young of Paris, Tennessee, Bonita Hope Peterson and husband Pete of Arlington, Tennessee, Lonny Wayne Young and wife Kim of Decaturville, Tennessee, Tony Young and wife Katherine of Parsons, Tennessee, and Terry J. Young of Memphis; grandchildren, Sarah L. Young, Emily L. Young, Beau R. Young, Brenton M. Young, Zachary J. Warner, Kelli N. Young, Katie Grace Arnold and Mark A. Young; great-grandchildren, Hunter L. Joy and McKenna B. Young; sister, Linda Y. Darnell of Savannah; brother, Steve Young of Savannah; two stepgrandchildren and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, David Arthur Young.
Memorial donations can be sent to Camp Ground United Methodist Church, 945 Camp Ground Road, Savannah, Tenn. 38372 or the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10001.
Services were held on Tuesday, September 22, at 3 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Becky Wilkes officiating. Burial followed in Campground Cemetery at Hardin County.

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