Preston Mayne "Red" Young, Jr., age 72, of Woodbury passed away Monday, January 6, 2020 at his home.
He was born to his parents, Preston Young, Sr. & Purley Mai Mayo on October 24, 1947 in Cannon Co. Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Shirley Mears Young of Woodbury; daughter Keisha Young (Jeremy Harnish) of Woodbury; Grandchildren, Amy Young, Logan Young, Luschin Harnish, Lavada Harnish, & Shannon Harnish; Siblings, Kenneth (Linda) Young, Peggy (Aubrey) Gray, & Wilma (Jimmy) Underhill, all of Murfreesboro. Several nieces & nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Young was preceded in death by his son, Shannon Young; and his brother, W.J. Young.
Red was a member of the church of Christ and worked for the State of Tennessee & was retired from the Co-Op where he was a welder. He enjoyed fishing & gardening which included growing tomatoes & making kraut, and making his wine, but really loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be 6 PM Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. David Dodd officiating. Visitation will be from 9 AM until 6 PM at Woodbury Funeral Home. Following the funeral services, per Red's request, he will be cremated & his cremains will be buried with his son, Shannon.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Woodbury Funeral Home to help the family with funeral expenses.