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Cecil L. Young, 79

Cecil L. Young, 79

Cecil L. Young, 79, of Hendersonville, NC passed away, Thursday, May 14, 2015.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Lillian Solesbee Young, two brothers, Edward Young and Maxcy Young and a grandson, T.J. Brown.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a member of In Jesus Name Church.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Betty Jo Nix Young; three sons, David Young and his wife Edith of Hendersonville, Kevin Young and his wife Jennifer of Fayetteville, NC and Joe Young of Hendersonville; two daughters, Tammy Young of Hendersonville and Rita Gilbert and her husband Jeff of Hendersonville; he was “Papaw” to eleven grandchildren; six great grandchildren with two “on the way”; five sisters, Allie Mae Stepp, Martha Eaton, Marguerite Young, Linda Murdoch, Grace Young; two brothers, Clifton Young and Marion Young and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, May 17, 2015 at In Jesus Name Church with Rev. Dale Gilbert officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church and at other times the family will be at the home of Rita and Jeff Gilbert.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to In Jesus Name Church, 2934 Sugarloaf Mountain Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792.
Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.