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Roy L. Young, Sr

September 5, 1941 ~ March 28, 2019 (age 77)

Roy Lee Young, Sr., 77, of Litchfield, passed away Thurs., Mar. 28, 2019 at 6:50 p.m. in Hillsboro Rehab and Healthcare Center.  He was born on Sept. 5, 1941 in Litchfield, IL, a son of David Corbit & Lizzie (Reents) Young. He married Ruth Ann Mick on Sept. 26, 1964 in Litchfield. She preceded him in death on Nov. 8, 2002.  Roy worked as a laborer for the City of Litchfield Lake Department for many years.  Prior to that, he worked for the State of Illinois - Secretary of State, Burlington Northern Railroad and operated the movie projectors for several area theatres. His hobbies included working on lawn mowers, fishing, hunting and tinkering.  He is survived by:


   3 sons,            Roy L. (Sue) Young, Jr. of Harvel

                           Timmy W. (Beth) Young of Cuba City, WI

                           Allen C. Young of Litchfield

   1 daughter,     Tammy (Lloyd) Rogers of Hillsboro

   1 brother,        Benjamin Young of Hillsboro, MO

   1 sister,          Dorothy Law of Litchfield

   11 grandchildren

   11 great-grandchildren

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; 5 brothers, Fredrick Young, Otto Young, David Young, Harry Young & Steve Young; 2 sisters, Eva Speed and Amanda Harms.


Funeral services will be held Wed., Apr. 3, 2019 at 11 a.m. in Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield.  Rev. David Ziegenbein, of Pleasant Hill Christian Church near Raymond, will officiate.  Burial will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery in Litchfield.  Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4 – 7 p.m. in Plummer Funeral Home.  The family suggests memorials to Litchfield Food Pantry.

Donations may be made to:

Litchfield Food Pantry
102 S.. Montgomery St., Litchfield IL 62056

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