April 25, 2009
Wednesday, April 29, 2009 2:00 pm Vernon Funeral Home
Tuesday, April 28, 2009 2-4 pm & 6-8 pm
Phillip Young, 68, of Urbana passed away April 25, 2009 at Ohio State Medical Center, Columbus. He was born on June 21, 1940 in Ridgeway, OH, the son of Lewis and Minnie (Boysel) Young.
He was an avid OSU fan who enjoyed gardening, canning and lawn work. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Philip is survived by his wife of 49 years, Kathy (Zerkle); a daughter, Pamela Young of Urbana; sons, Greg (Jennifer) Young of Urbana and Gary “Gus” Young of Mutual; grandson, Aaron Young; brothers, Elmer (Jean) Young of West Liberty and John (Arlene) Voke of Urbana; sisters, Nancy Puckett of Lawrenceville and Betsy Zichafosse of Urbana; as well as several special nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Robert, Richard, Charles and Ray Young; sisters, Marjorie Ratcliff and Sue Music and granddaughter, Madeline Elaine Young.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 on Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday in the funeral home with The Rev. Dr. Tim West officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Mutual.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Relay for Life in Champaign County. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.