Charles “Charlie” Ray Young (Sign Guestbook)

Charles “Charlie” Ray Young, age 82, peacefully passed away after a brief illness on July 27, 2018, while surrounded by family.

He was born on October 11, 1935 in Englewood, TN to the late Jean Harrell and Tommie Young Sr. and was raised of Baptist faith.

He worked at Tennessee Press for 32 years, and was an avid racing fan, spending much of his free time at the track.

Survived by daughter Marie Wood and husband Darrell, son Joe Young and wife Tabitha, and son Dennis Young and wife Chantay. Grandchildren DJ Wood and Julie, Leah Watkins and husband Tyler; Hannah Young and Maci, Lydia Young, and Jasper Young; Claudia Young, Melynda Young, and Chauna Young. Great-grandson Darrell “Tre” Wood III. Brother James and wife Lydia, sister Mary Kate, and many special friends including Wade and Bonnie Shields, the “Park City Kids,” and Raymond “Dude” Ingram.

Including his parents, he was preceded in death by wife Lynda, and brothers Hugh and Tommie Jr.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 6:00PM on Friday, August 10 at Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel with Rev. Corey Hickman officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00-6:00 prior to the service. Interment 11:00AM on Saturday, August 11 at Berry Highland South.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to the Union County Humane Society at 719 Hickory Star Rd Maynardville, TN 37807. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Young family and invites you to view and sign the online registry below.

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8 guestbook entries for “Charles “Charlie” Ray Young”:

  1. Brandi says:

    Marie I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers

  2. Melissa Stooksbury says:

    Marie, so sorry to hear ! I remember meeting your daddy in my driveway when you brought me candles. May God comfort you and give you peace. Love, Missy Stooksbury

  3. Kenneth "Buster " Woody kenneth [Buster] Woody says:

    Will miss you Charley, after many years of friendship.
    Hope you get back your 3-deuce flathead.

  4. Dodie Baldwin says:

    Marie
    So sorry to hear about the passing of your father. May you find peace and comfort in your memories of time together.
    Dodie Glover – Baldwin

  5. Larry Walker says:

    So sorry to hear of Charlie’s passing, he was a great guy. Prayers for the family.

  6. Maggie and Tim says:

    I am so sorry for your loss, Marie…
    your dad was such a great man..

  7. ROSEMARY FARMER says:

    MARIE JOE AND DENNIS IM SO SORRY FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR DAD I WORKED WITH HIM AT TENNESSEE PRESS LOVED HIM AND YOUR MOTHER VERY MUCH.

  8. Teresa Young says:

    Marie, Joe and Dennis. Mike, Kelly and I are so sorry for the loss of Charles. He was
    a great husband, father and brother and uncle. I will treasure his sweet stories he told Michell, Mike and me. Now Tom and Charles are in heaven with the angles. Take
    care with our love and prays. Teresa Young, Michael Young and Kelly.

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