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Mr.  Larry Kent Young

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“Ruth Ann,Our hearts are filled with sadness in hearing of the untimely death of Larry. I know how special he was to you and your family. May God...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Doug & Susan Gordon - Morganton, NC

“Larry was such a good man. I am truly blessed to have known him and his wife Ruth Ann. Rest easy my friend until we all meet again. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Wanda Reep - Morganton, NC

“Ruth Ann and family I am so sorry for your loss you will all be in my prayers. Larry was a very special man. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Wyoma (Formality @ Dr. Johanson's) Depew

“This world needs more people like Larry. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: David Carroll - Ridgefield, WA

“May God be with each of you during this time of loss. May Jesus comfort you and give you peace. Larry was a good man we always like him! ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: IRA and Sandra Propst - Hichory, NC

“There are no words that can be used to ease your pain or to feel that void. Please know that we are praying to you and your family. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Kelly Cook Pendleton - Vale, NC

“Ruthann, Thinking of you & Prayers for the days ahead. ❤ Prayers for the rest of the family also. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Patricia &Allen Lowman - NC

“So sorry for you loss praying for family. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Cathy Hilton - Granite Falls, NC


Mr. Larry Kent Young, 63, of Connelly Springs passed away Monday, June 17, 2019 at his home following a period of declining health.
Larry was born in Catawba County to the late Joe Calvin Young and Christine Propst Young. He was a member of Connelly Springs Freewill Baptist Church and worked as a truck driver. Larry was an avid Dale Earnhardt fan. His hobbies included deer hunting and drag racing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Debbie Willis.
Survivors include, his wife, Ruth Ann Young of the home; children, Brian Young and wife Olivia of Granite Falls, Cheri Bennett of Connelly Springs, Brandon Byrd of Hickory, and Eric Byrd of Virginia Beach, VA; twelve grandchildren; one great grandson; siblings, Tim Young and wife Jean of Hickory, Benny Young and wife Fabiola Grappin of York, SC, Janet Hardin and husband Neal of Morganton, Ronnie Young and wife Kim of Vale, and Teddy Young and wife Barbara of Vale; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 1:00PM Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Connelly Springs Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Pat Buchanan and Rev. Aaron Causby officiating.
Interment will follow in the Connelly Springs Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers are Christopher Beck, Jamie Ingle, John Mashburn, Mark Curtis, Johnnie Cook, and Jeff Biggs; and honorary pallbearer, David King.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese.
Upon Larry's request, the family asks that you dress casually to these services.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care at 1721 Enon Rd. Valdese, NC 28690.