Carl Young

The Rev. Carl Eugene Young, 84, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2012.

He was born Nov. 10, 1927, in Maples, son of Ernest and Addie Young.

He was the pastor of several Southern Baptist churches, including Enon, Round Pond, Dry Fork, Broadway, Rock Springs, Turtle, Mt. Zion, Blessed Hope and Ellis Prairie. He also owned a wholesale poultry business and farmed near Lenox.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Vera Dean Young and Virginia Roberts.

Survivors include his wife, Rosa of the home; a son, Mark of the home; two daughters, Brenda Rickard of Lenox and Rhonda Tomnitz of Republic; one grandson; two great-grandsons; and numerous other family members and friends.

Services were Thursday, Feb. 23, at Rock Springs Baptist Church with the Rev. Leroy Nixon and the Rev. Norman Cartwright officiating. Burial was in Concord Cemetery under the direction of Fox Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Rock Springs Baptist Church or Concord Cemetery.

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