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Robert Nelson Young, 54
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Robert Nelson Young, 54, of McMinnville died Saturday, Sept. 5, at Saint Thomas River Park.
He was born Oct. 15, 1960, in Nashville and was a graduate of Belmont University, a health physicist with the state of Tennessee, and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Mr. Young was preceded in death by his parents Charles Thurman and Ruth Charlton Young.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Blackwell Young; sister, Anita (Randy) Fowler; nephew, Zakk Fowler; niece, Abbey Fowler; cousins, Jeanie Marie Beard, Terry (Carol) Charlton and Kathy (Wade) DesHotels; sisters-in-law, Shirley (Ron) Forbes, Dene (Terry) Ashworth and Patsy (Harry) Rains; brother-in-law, Jerry Wayne Blackwell; and special uncle by marriage, Robert Carney. Other nieces, nephews, family members and friends also survive.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Tom Fittis will officiate. Interment will follow at Bethlehem Cemetery. The Young family will receive friends Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m., and again Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 9, 2015