Mr. Fred Young

Mr. Fred G. Young, 84 of Newnan, died at Emory University Hospital Midtown in Atlanta on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013.

He was born in Tupelo, Miss. on Oct. 2, 1928 to the late Meredith and Lillian Young. He served in the U.S. Army where he received training for his lifelong occupation.

He was director of food service at Woodward Academy for 49 years. He enjoyed fishing and hunting with family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy Brooks Young. Surviving are his sons, Steve Young of Shady Dale and Darrell Young (Regina) of Monticello; daughter Debbie Young Turner (Mike) of Sharpsburg; brother, John Thomas Young (Francis) of Palmetto; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28. at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Petty Ezell and Mr. Scott Crook officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in College Park.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 11 a.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Southwest Christian Care, 7225 Lester Road, Union City, GA 30291.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at .

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, 770-253-4723

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