Frederick James Young, 51, of Hope Hull, AL; passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Freddie Retired after 27 Years from the ALDOT. He took extraordinary pride as a volunteer fireman with the Burkville Fire Dept. and working as an EMT with Care Ambulance. Even with all those responsibilities, he still found time to umpire High School and Dixie Youth League Baseball. As an extraordinary family man, and according to himself; a slayer of deer, fish, turkey, and any other critter that would fit in a frying pan; Freddie is an extremely loved husband, father, brother, uncle, friend, and Papa (to Logan). He loved and lived life to the fullest and lived by his motto "Worry less and fish more"; always armed with a giving heart, open arms, and a joke that could put a smile on anyone's face. Freddie will be dearly missed by everyone that knew him. He is survived by his wife, Sharron French Young; sons, Chris Gunter, and Preston L. Young; daughter, Anmarie Young Bruner (Adam); Grandson, Logan Bruner; sisters Michelle Young Lamkin (Russell) and Stephanie Irvine (Earl); father, Earl S. Young (Brenda); uncle and aunt, Wayne and Jean Bradley; step-brother, Mark Grier (JoAnn); step-sister, Amanda Hawkins (Gary). He was preceded in death by his mother, Peggy C Young; Grandparents, Frederick and Early Young, Loraine Jeffcoat, and James O. Crapps, Jr. Visitation will be held Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Leak Memory Chapel. A Chapel service will be held Monday, May 19, 2014 at 2: oo p.m. at Leak Memory Chapel with Brother Chad Underwood and Brother Bobby Webb officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. The family requested in lieu of flowers that memorials be made to the Burkville Volunteer Fire Dept., 795 County Road 37 South, Hope Hull, AL 36043. Online condolences may be made at www.leak-mc.com.
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Published in the MontgomeryAdvertiser.com on May 17, 2014