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Randy R. YoungRandy R. Young, age 64, of Ford City, PA, died unexpectedly on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born April 9, 1955 in Kittanning, Armstrong County, PA, to R. Clair Young and Lillora C. (Graham) Young.
Randy was a 1974 graduate of Elderton High School. He loved working as a heavy equipment operator for IUOE Local 66 where he had served on the advisory board for several years. Recently, Randy received his 30 year recognition pin from IUOE Local 66. He had most recently worked for Townsend Security. Randy enjoyed collecting things, especially knives and diecast heavy equipment, and liked WWII history. His greatest joy was spending time with his grandsons.
His memory will be cherished by his loving wife of 40 years, Cheryl (Heilman) Young whom he married Aug. 25, 1979; daughter, Alissa Hixson and husband, Brett, of Houston, PA; son, Eric Young and wife, Echo, of Kittanning; three grandchildren, Beckett and Lincoln Hixson, and Elliot Young; brother, Royce C. Young and wife, Joan of Ford City; sister, Deb Lightbody and husband, Gary, of Ford City; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister-in-law, Pam Klingensmith.
Friends and family will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at the Clark Chapel of the Bauer Funeral Home, Inc., 238 South Main Street, Elderton.
Additional visitation will be from 10 AM until the time of funeral services at 11 AM on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the United Rockville Lutheran Cemetery, Kittanning Township, Pennsylvania.
Contributions may be made in Randy's memory to the United Rockville Lutheran Church, 720 State Route 2020, Ford City, PA 16226.
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