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Monday, October 3, 2022
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022
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Ople H. “Sarge” Young Jr., 87, of Madams Creek went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at his home surrounded by family following a long illness.
Born June 15, 1935 at Jumping Branch he was a son of the late Ople H. “Corpal” Young and Nellie Ball Predmore.
Ople was a Tech Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force for 22 years. He retired from the Maintenance Department at Pipestem State Park after 20 years of service. Ople was a member of Martha’s Chapel loved hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by the love of his life, Evangeline Marilyn McPherson Young; one son, James R. “Wetback” Young; one brother, Roy Predmore and one sister, Mary Veltri.
Those left to cherish his memory include three children, Liz Young Huffman and husband Greg, Opie Young and Robin Jeffries and husband Eric; step daughter, Cally Bradshaw and husband Bill; six grandchildren, Justin Young, Austin Dunn and wife Savannah, Emy Young, Kara Via, Makaylah Harrah and husband Nathaniel and Kenny Dunn; two step grandchildren, Lesley Taylor and Kathi Hill; three great grandchildren, Carson Young, Hadley Dunn and Easton Dunn; four step great grandchildren; one sister, Peggy Jeandheur and husband Lou; one special nephew, Jimmy Young and several other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Melvin Wills officiating. Burial will follow in the Lilly-Crews Cemetery at Nimitz. Friends may call from 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral parlors. Pallbearers will be Austin Dunn, Kenny Dunn, Pat Noble, David Gilpin, Kody Lilly, Timmy Slatton and Danny Meadows. Honorary pallbearer will be Jimmy Young.