Dan Gore Young

Dan Gore Young of Clermont, Ga., passed away at the age of 88 on Wednesday, Sept. 26 in Milledgeville, Ga., at the Georgia War Veterans Home after a prolonged illness.

Born in Nashville, Tenn., to Herschel and Nell Young Sr., he was preceded in death by his wife, Joanne T. Young of Atlanta and his brothers, Herschel R. Young Jr. and Kenneth M. Young. He is survived by his brother, John D. Young, Atlanta, stepchildren, Louie Wood, Mobile, Ala., Tab and Dona Wood, Hilton Head Island, S.C., Grant and Vickie Wood, Maysville, Ga., and five grandchildren.

A veteran of the Korean War, Dan was an avid golfer and University of Georgia supporter and fan. Dan was employed and retired from Straughn Shipping Company.

A private family graveside memorial will be held on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, followed by a visitation at the family home in Clermont from 3-5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Georgia War Veterans Home in Milledgeville, Ga.

Express online condolences at www.williamsfuneralhome.net

Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville

Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Oct. 7, 2012