A.P. "Pat" Young Jr., 83, of Conway, formerly of Sulphur Springs, Texas, passed away peacefully July 14, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 2, 1937 in Bryan, TX to the late Archibald Sr. and Pauline Young. Pat was preceded in death by his parents and his sister or "Chich," Carolyn Comstock.
Pat graduated in 1955 from Grand Prairie High School in Grand Prairie, TX. He and Janet married December 21, 1958. Pat retired from Sears and Roebuck as a construction manager in 1979.
Pat then completed seminary through the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas and was ordained to the Priesthood on March 18, 1979. He served 30 years in active ministry in communities all over the Dallas and east Texas area doing supply work, in Flower Mound as director of the Bishop Mason Center, at St. Philip's in Sulphur Springs where he and Janet made their home for 25 years, and also at St Dunstan's in Mineola. Pat and Janet then moved to Conway, Arkansas in 2018 to be near daughter Monica and her family.
Pat is survived by his adoring wife of 62 years, Janet Young; son, Paul (Tina) Young of Westcliffe, CO; daughter, Monica (Craig) Dunn of Conway, AR; six grandchildren, Coleman Young, Brianne Young, Chad Stovall, Hannah Ruckle, Isabel Ruckle, and Angela Dunn; brothers, Jim (Kay) Young of Plano, TX, and Tom (Linda) Young of Mesquite, TX; along with his nieces, nephews, and so many others who loved and will miss Fr. Pat or Mr. Pat.
Memorial services will be at 2:00PM Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Saint Peter's Episcopal Church in Conway, AR, and 2:00PM Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at St. Phillip's Episcopal Church in Sulphur Springs, TX.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Alzheimer's Arkansas at alzark.org/201
Markham Center Drive Little Rock, AR 72205, or the Alzheimer's Association
Dallas and Northeast Texas Chapter Office 3001 Knox Street Suite 200 Dallas TX 75205. www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/conway
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Published by Dallas Morning News on Jul. 18, 2021.