PEORIA - Charles "Charlie" Lawrence Young Jr., 52, of Peoria, Ill., passed at 7:31 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
Charlie was born on June 8, 1962, to Laura Elizabeth (Tinsley) Green and Charles L. Young Sr.
He was former proprietor of 747 Productions here in Peoria.
Charlie is survived by his mother, Laura Greene of Peoria; five sons, Carlos Bedford of Peoria, Charles Young III and Mike (Candice) Noblitt, both of Chicago, and Christopher Young and Jordan Elmore, both of Springfield, Ill.; three daughters, Jessica Spencer of Fort Wayne, Ind., McKenzie Miller of Springfield, Ill., and Laura Young of Decatur, Ill.; six sisters, Angela (Gary) Greene-Jackson of Bolingbrook, Ill., Harriet (Harold) Younger of Denver, Colo., Bernice (Lindell) Young of Peoria, Annette Young of Memphis, Tenn., Lori Whickum-Young of Springfield, Ill., and Denise Young of Peoria; seven grandchildren; special caretakers, Sheryl and James Taylor, Peggy Parker, Erik Holly, Ty Evans and Kim Rogers.
He was preceded in death by his father, maternal and paternal grandparents, a brother and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 23, 2014, at Sovereign Grace M.B. Church. Pastor Alvin Riley Sr. and minister Edwina K. Shields of Embassies of Christ Church in Gary, Ind., will officiate. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at simonsmortuary.com.