Troy Carl Young, 71, of Delta Lane, Clinton, died Monday afternoon at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.
A native of Blount County, he was the son of the late Roy and Elsie Kinser Young.
He was a member of the Clinton First Baptist Church and the Masonic Lodge 376 in Clinton. He was a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite in Knoxville.
Mr. Young retired from the Research and Development Department of the K-25 Plant at Martin Marietta after 37 years of service.
He was a veteran of the Army. He served during World War II and received the Purple Heart among many other medals. He had lived in Clinton since 1952.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Patricia Ann Young, in 1955.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Emma Grace Young; a son, Ronald Carl Young, both of Clinton; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Kyle (Grace) Young of Maryville; a nephew, Ed Young of Maryville; several other nieces and nephews.
Services were Tuesday night at Holley-Gamble Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Sam Dean officiating. Burial was Wednesday morning in Centenary Baptist Church Cemetery in Maryville. The Tennessee Volunteer Honor Guard will conduct the graveside service. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Source: Clinton Courier News 12 Feb 1992
[Submitted by Brenda Foster]