Richard Dixon Young
Richard Dixon Young
  • March 12, 1934 - January 3, 2015
  • Lowndesboro, Alabama

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Mr. Richard Dixon Young, 80, of Lowndesboro, Alabama began his heavenly journey on Saturday, January the third of January of 2015. Richard was born in Tupelo, Mississippi. He met his lovely bride Betty Ruth McCrory in McAdams, Mississippi.
Mr. Dick was a member of the Freemasonry society. He was noted as a 3rd degree Master Mason at the Fleta Lodge in Fleta, Alabama. He was a faithful member of the Burkville United Methodist Church for 55 years and dedicated his life to the service of the Lord.
He was survived by his wife, Betty McCrory Young of 62 years, three sisters: Jean Clarke of West Virginia, Nancy Gillis of Starkville, Mississippi, and Beverly Churchill of Starkville, Mississippi, his children: Dale Wayne Young (Debbie), Sissy Young Cooper (Mark), and Robert Lindsay Young (Tullis), his 9 grandchildren: Valerie Young Summers, Allyson Cooper Dansby, Daniel Dixon Young, Matthew Davis Cooper, Lindsay Young Seitz, Derrick James Young, Tyler Joel Young, James William Ward, and Charles Chappell Ward, and 9 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one grandchild, Dale Wayne Young Junior.
The visitation will be held at Leak Memory in Montgomery Alabama on Wednesday evening, the seventh of January 5-7 pm. The services will be held at Burkville United Methodist Church in Montgomery Alabama on Thursday the eighth of January at 11 am with a visitation hour beginning at 10am. Reverend Cliff Cobb and Paul Turner will be officiating the services.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Burkville United Methodist Church, 9291 U.S. Highway 80, Montgomery, Alabama 36108 or Gentiva Hospice, 7075 Halcyon Park Drive, Suite 202, Montgomery, Alabama 36117.