73 year old Gary Ralph Young of McMinnville died Thursday at River Park Hospital in McMinnville. He was born April 21, 1940, in DeKalb County, TN, was a retired machinist with Magnetek Century Electric, a U.S. Army veteran, and attended Cornerstone Baptist Church. Mr. Young was preceded in death by his parents Johnny Cephas and Stella C. Thweatt Young.
Survivors include his wife Nancy Louise Young, McMinnville, TN, sister Barbara Ann (David) Cantrell, Smithville, TN, and a brother Carl T. Young, McMinnville, TN. Nephews Mark Young, John Young, and Anthony (Lisa) Cantrell, great nephews and great-niece Matthew, Andrew, and Laura Cantrell, and brothers-in-law Roy (April) Johnson, Jr., Bruce Johnson, James (Marcie) Johnson, Robert (Debbie) Johnson. Numerous other nieces, nephews, family members, and friends also survive.
A memorial service will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday, November 02, 2013, in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Bro. Kevin Burden will officiate. Military grave rites will be administered by American Legion Post 173 and V.F.W. Post 5064 at the funeral home. Burial of the cremated remains will follow at Nashville National Cemetery. The Young Family will receive friends Saturday, November 02, 2013, from 11 A.M. until 1 P.M. in the Chapel of McMinnville Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made at Relay for Life.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.