Richard Leon Young
Louisville - Richard Leon Young, 85, passed away Friday, September 10, 2021 at his home. He was surrounded by his family.
Leon was born April 8, 1936 at Loretto, KY to the late Hamilton and Mary Elizabeth Young. He retired from General Electric after almost 38 years of service. He was a member of St. Martha Catholic Church. Family was first and foremost to him. He was a loving husband, father and papaw.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Regina Spalding Young; four daughters, Linda Bowen (Gary), Hilda Meehan (Mike), Pam Madamba (Rick) and Anita Reed (Royce); his brothers, Gene, Pat, Eddie, Harold and Johnny Young; two sisters, Laverne Blanford and Hester Brodnik; six grandchildren, Corey and Cole Preston, Collin Meehan, Haley Hatfield, Olivia Martin and Travis Reed; two step-grandsons, Ricky and Tony Madamba; five great-grandchildren, Colton Meehan, Laurel and Tatum Reed, Michael and George Madamba.
Visitation will be from 2-7 p.m. Tuesday, September 14th at Ratterman and Sons, 3800 Bardstown Road. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, the 15th of September at St. Martha Church, 2825 Klondike Lane, followed by burial at Evergreen Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be directed to Mass of the Air and online condolences may be shared at www.ratterman.com
Published by Courier-Journal from Sep. 11 to Sep. 13, 2021.