Obituary for Bob E. Young
Bob E Young was born in Alma AR on May 24, 1943. He went home to his Lord and Savior on Aug 12, 2014. He is the son of Margaret Mayes Young and Jess E. Young. He was preceded in death by his parents and son in law Ambrus Chauncy. Bob was the last remaining sibling of eight brothers and five sisters.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Reba Johnson Young. Four children: Annette Chauncy of Texarkana, Cindy (David) Riggs of Nashville, Bobby (Staci) Young of Dequeen and Valerie (Scott) Dean of Gulf Shores Al. Nine grandchildren: Amy Garrett, Alisha Moore, Ashley Riggs, Amanda Welsh, Patrick Dean, Lindsey Knipper, Aundra Smith, Alex Young and Jared Riggs. Twelve great grandchildren: Avery Smith, Addison Smith, Ashtyn Garrett, Alexis Gains, Jordan Moore, Mia Moore, Jace Knipper, Aubrey Smith, Braxton Welsh, Haisley Dean, Kennedy Welsh, and Hadley-Ann Dean.
Bob was a man of many talents, who was self- taught. A man of many life experiences as a Welder, Mechanic, Appliance Technician, Farmer and License Auctioneer in Arkansas and Texas.
His hobbies consisted of his love of fishing, hunting, sports and travel. Museums and the Redwoods being his favorite places to visit. His FAMILY was his greatest accomplishment and his most treasured moments were spending time all together. He had an extended family in the many friends of the Ashdown Auction which he established and Loved.
Above all of this he was a retired pastor serving diligently in three churches as well as special guest speaker for over 42 years. Bob loved our Lord and Savior and wanted to share the love of Christ with everyone he met.
Services for Bob E. Young will be Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 10 am. at First Baptist Church in Nashville under the direction of Nashville Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Restland Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday night from 6 to 8 pm at the funeral home.