Eugene F. Young, age 81, departed this earthly life and entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at his home in Oxford, Ohio.
A native of Oliver Springs, he was born June 22, 1932, to the union of the late Lloyd and Claudine Young. Gene, as he was known to many, was a businessman in Oxford, Ohio, area for more than 40 years as a builder. He is survived by his loving daughter, Hazel Burum Arnwine of Oak Ridge; his two sisters Virginia Grace Walker of Oxford, Ohio, who was devoted to his care, and Linda Weaver of New York, N.Y.; his two brothers Charles Earl Boyd of Oliver Springs, and Avril Hall of Oak Ridge; one aunt, Clara Hall Hughes of Oak Ridge; his special “angel,” Julia Jessup of Oxford, Ohio; Tony Terrell, business partner and longtime friend; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
The family received friends on Saturday, Oct. 5, between 3 and 5 p.m., at Ogle and Paul R. Young Funeral Home at 5086 College Corner Pike in Oxford, Ohio. A funeral service followed immediately at 5 p.m. with Pastor Reily Parker officiating.
On Monday, Oct. 7, a visitation was held from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Sharp Funeral Home at 209 Roane St. in Oliver Springs, immediately followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. officiated by the Reverend Billy Edmonds.
Gene will be laid to rest at the Anderson Memorial Gardens at 640 Oliver Springs Highway in Clinton on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 10 a.m. Condolences may be sent online to www.oglepaulyoungfuneralhome.com.