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Mark Adams Young, age 93, passed away Sept. 6 at the Hendersonville Health and Rehabilitation facility. Mark was born in Chicago, IL and later resided in Wilmette, IL and Mt. Pros-pect, IL. He retired to Hendersonville in 1988. He earned a Bachelor of Education from Northwestern University and a Master of Education from the University of Illinois. He served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and taught at Air Force bases in Germany and Morocco before returning to the Chicago area, where he continued teaching until his retirement. In addition to being a much-loved teacher, Mark was a very talented watercolorist. He greatly enjoyed showing his art at many art fairs in Northern Michigan in the summertime.
He was predeceased by his wife, Jean Ann (Hulbert) Young, his parents, Laura and William Young, and brother Dickson Young. He is survived by daughter Lisa and husband Tony Cokes, son Adam and partner Kathleen Morley and his loving companion Marnie Kent.
Following cremation, a private memorial will be held at a later date.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or to P.O. Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.
Published in The Times-News from Sept. 12 to Sept. 13, 2018
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