BELMONT - Samuel "Bud" Young, 79, of River Loop Road, died May 2, 2010, at his residence.
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A native of Gaston County, he was the son of the late Sam and Edna Heffner Young.
Mr. Young was a member of Catawba Heights Church of God.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy Trull Young; three sons, Samuel Young III and wife, Marie of Stanley, Ricky Young and wife, Debby of Belmont, Gary Young and wife, Sheila of Cherryville; two daughters, Diane Poarch and husband, Steve of Mount Holly, Elaine Price and husband, Larry of Belmont; two sisters, Frances King of Mount Holly, Grace Homesley of Mount Holly; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Ginger Marie Young; brothers, Charlie Young, Fred Young, Jimmy Young; sisters, Maudie Funderburke and Willie Welch.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Colonial Chapel of Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia with the Revs. Tim McCarn and Johnny Sawyer officiating.
Burial will be at Gaston Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia.
Condolences may be made online at www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com.
Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Young family.
Published in Gaston Gazette on May 4, 2010