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NEWINGTON - Robert G. Young, Sr., 74, of Newington, N.H., passed away July 21, 2013, at Portsmouth Regional Hospital after fighting Parkinson's Disease for many years.
He was a lifelong and fourth generation resident of Newington, N.H., where he served on the Planning Board, was the 4H leader and a longtime member of the Fire Department. He raised and showed Morgan horses and was a member of the Rockingham County Sheriff's Posse.
After owning R G Young & Son Construction Company for thirty-one years he retired in 2001 and spent his time restoring antique Chevrolet cars which he took on tour and to shows. He was a past director of the NNER Vintage Chevrolet Club.
He is survived by his brother Donald Young of Ft. Myers, Fla.; his wife Lucy (Merrill) Young; three children, Mrs. Mary Danner of Lincoln, Neb., Mr. R. Guy Young, Jr. of Newington, N.H., Mrs. Susan H Y Daigle also of Newington, N.H. Survivors also include seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Christopher R. DeWolf Scholarship Care of Newington Fire and Rescue, 80 Fox Point Road, Newington, NH 03801. Visit: www.jvwoodfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest book. Arrangements are under the direction of J. Verne Wood Funeral Home-Buckminster Chapel.
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Published in Fosters from July 22 to July 25, 2013