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Richard M. Young

May 29, 1948 — June 1, 2024

Salem, AL

Mr. Richard M. Young, 76, of Salem, AL passed away Saturday June 1, 2024, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, MS. 

 

A memorial service will be held 11:00 am EDT Saturday, June 8, 2024, at Vance Brooks Funeral Home in Phenix City, AL with Rev. Steve Croft officiating.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 11:00 am EDT, one hour prior to the service, at the funeral home.

 

Mr. Young was born May 29, 1948, in Shreveport, LA, son of the late Donald W. Young and Ruth Morris Young.  He worked in the accounting industry as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), first for a private firm, then at American Medical and finally with Bill Heard Enterprises for over 20 years.  Richard enjoyed life and didn’t meet strangers.  His passions were his family, his lake family and Florida State athletics, where he was in the President’s Club.  Richard was a board member for Goodwill Industries, the Treasurer for the Lake Harding Association and a member of the Beulah United Methodist Church, where he assisted with the food bank. 

 

Mr. Young is survived by his wife of 55 years, Monica Wendell Young of Salem, AL; two sons, Rick M. Young, Jr. (Becky) of Tampa, FL and Donnie M. Young (Shana) of Columbus, GA; grandchildren, Brian, Parker Ruth, Abby and Camryn Ann; other extended family and numerous friends.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Beulah United Methodist Church Food Bank at 5165 Lee Road 270, Valley, AL 36874.

 

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Visitation

Saturday, June 8, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Vance Brooks Funeral Home - Phenix City

3738 US-431, Phenix, AL 36867

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Memorial Service

Saturday, June 8, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Vance Brooks Funeral Home - Phenix City

3738 US-431, Phenix, AL 36867

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