Roy Gene Young, age 66, of Comer, died on Monday, February 11, 2013.
A native of Madison County, Mr. Young was the son of the late John Curtis and Geneva Booth Young.
Survivors include his children, Melissa (Wade) Patterson and Brad (Michelle) Young: brother, Melvin (Marilyn) Young; grandchildren, Sgt. Waylon B. (Kourtnee) Whitley, Brooks (Dustin) McDaris, Jill Patterson, and Thomas Young; great-grandchildren, Kaden and Alissa McDaris; wife of 40 years, Elaine Young; and a niece and nephew.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, February 15, at Lord & Stephens East.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 16, in the Lord & Stephens East Chapel. The Rev. Terry Smith and Chaplin Hugh Minor will officiate. Burial will follow in the Collier Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Dustin McDaris, Dustin Hamilton, Jamie Young, Jostyn Whitley, Glenn McCannon and Mike Wilson. Honorary pallbearer will be Sgt. Waylon B. Whitley.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home East, Athens, is in charge of the arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com