Mr. Robert Carlisle Young

Mr. Robert Carlisle Young was born June, 6, 1955. Carlisle died unexpectedly Monday, July 28, 2014, of heart disease. He enjoyed being a third generation Atlantan on both sides of his family with roots in Georgia for two hundred years. He was a graduate of The Westminster Schools and earned a BA in History from The College of William & Mary in Virginia.

Carlisle was known for his sense of humor and a personable demeanor that put everyone he knew at ease, and endeared him to all his friends. He lived a life of service. Carlisle was known for his loyalty and can be best described as a southern gentleman.

Carlisle served as an elder and former chairman of the Board of Deacons at the North Avenue Presbyterian Church.

He was a devout Christian and his deed followed his word. Carlisle had a lifelong passion for history and an encyclopedic knowledge of Atlanta. He worked two years at the late Atlanta Historian Franklin Garrett's Library, cataloging his personal collection that was bequeathed to the Atlanta History Center. He was employed by the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society.

He served as president of The Sons of the American Revolution - Atlanta Chapter and served on the Board of Stewards of the Society of Colonial Wars - Atlanta Chapter.

He was a member of The Nine O'Clocks, Military Order of Stars & Bars and Sons of Confederate Veterans.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to North Avenue Presbyterian Church, 607 Peachtree St., NE, Atlanta, GA 30308.

Carlisle was preceded in death by his father, Robert G. Young. He is survived by his beloved mother, Martha L. Young; two loving brothers, John L. Young (Leslie) and S. Scott Young; nephew, John L. Young Jr.; and niece, Caroline Young Bearden (Scott).

A memorial service will be held Friday, Aug. 1 at 2 p.m. with a reception to follow at North Avenue Presbyterian Church.



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