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Gary Ralph Young, 73
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Gary Ralph Young, 73, of McMinnville died Thursday, Oct. 24 at River Park Hospital in McMinnville.
He was born April 21, 1940, in DeKalb County and was a retired machinist with Magnetek Century Electric, a U.S. Army veteran, and attended Cornerstone Baptist Church. Mr. Young was preceded in death by his parents Johnny Cephas and Stella C. Thweatt Young.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy Louise Young, McMinnville; sister, Barbara Ann (David) Cantrell, Smithville and a brother Carl T. Young, McMinnville; nephews, Mark Young, John Young, and Anthony (Lisa) Cantrell, great-nephews and great-niece Matthew, Andrew, and Laura Cantrell.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 in the McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Kevin Burden will officiate. Military grave rites will be administered by American Legion Post 173 and V.F.W. Post 5064 at the funeral home. Burial of the cremated remains will follow at Nashville National Cemetery.
The Young Family will receive friends Saturday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Chapel of McMinnville Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made at Relay for Life. Online condolences may be made at
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 27, 2013