Percy Lee Young Jr. 90 of Shepherdsville, KY formerly of Morgantown, KY passed away Sunday April 21, 2019 at his residence. Percy was born December 7, 1928 in Bowling Green, KY to the late Percy Lee Sr. & Ada H. Young and husband of the late Joy Staples Young. He was a member of Woodbury Missionary Baptist Church, Cassia Masonic Lodge #272 and Butler Co. & Rizpah Shrine Club. Percy retired from General Electric in Louisville, KY in 1989 and was a Korean War Army Veteran. He loved gardening, hunting, fishing and enjoyed going to Hardee's of the mornings to drink coffee and fellowship with friends. Other than his parents and wife he is preceded in death by two brothers Harry T. and John B. Young; two step daughters Janice Amos and Melva Jo Chyle.
Percy Lee Young Jr. is survived by one son Ricky Young of Shepherdsville, KY; one granddaughter Amanda A. Young of Shepherdsville, KY; one grandson Adam Young of Prospect, KY; four great granddaughters Adilynn Young of Shepherdsville, KY, Lola Hardison of Shepherdsville, KY, Layla and Zoe Young of LaGrange, KY; two step daughters Cathy McCoy and husband Tim of Beaver Dam, KY and Ethel Bennett of Valparaiso, Indiana; step son Thomas Staples of Olaton, KY; step children from his first marriage Sharon Dotson, Faye Rogers both of Bowling Green, KY, Dana Smith of Tampa, Florida and William Rogers of Louisville, KY; two nephews Kenneth Young and wife Debbie of Morgantown, KY and Ronnie Milam of Bowling Green, KY and several other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at the Jones Funeral Chapel Wednesday April 24, 2019 at 12:00pm with Bro. Pete Phelps officiating. Burial will be in the Hill Haven Memory Garden where military rights will be presented by the Ohio County AM Vets Honor Guard. Visitation will be held on Tuesday April 23, 2019 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm with Masonic services conducted by Cassia Lodge #272 at 7:00pm. Visitation will be held on Wednesday April 24, 2019 from 8:00am until funeral time at 12:00pm at the Jones Funeral Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Cassia Masonic Lodge #272 P.O. Box 827 Morgantown, KY. 42261. Please share any photos, memories, condolences or light a candle in memory of Percy at www.jonesfuneralchapel.com Jones Funeral Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Percy Young Jr.
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