Mr. John Kelly Young, Sr. age 90 of the Teloga Community, passed away Monday, January 30, 2023 in a Rome Hospital.
Mr. Young was born in Berryton, Georgia on April 2, 1932, son of the late Samuel Henry Young and Willie Dossie Parker Young. He was a member of the Alpine Lodge # 211 F&AM, and was of the Baptist Faith. Mr. Young was retired from Bigelow-Sanford after 39 years of service and had worked for the Walker County School system as a custodian for over 10 years. He was a workaholic and enjoyed working in his yard and tending to his garden. In addition to his parents, Mr. Young was preceded in death by a daughter, Judy Crabtree; sister, Rachel McNair; brothers, Herman C. Young, Harold Young, Luther Young and Billy Joe Young.
Mr. Young is survived by his wife, Liz Young; son, KellyYoung; daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Bruce Wallin; son-in-law, Randy Crabtree; grandchildren, Lacy Bowman, Lindsey Keith, Ross Crabtree, Blake Crabtree, Kelsey Young and Hagan Young; 11 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mr. Young will be held Saturday, February 4, 2023 at 3:00 P.M. in the Chapel of the Coffman Funeral Home with Rev. Jennifer Lee and Rev. Randy Avans officiating and Ms. Lacy Bowman offering the eulogy. Private Interment will be in the Macedonia Cemetery.
Pallbearers will include Michael Young, Lee McKeehan, Terrell Scoggins, David Pittman, Jamie Pittman and Brandon Pittman.
Mr. Young will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 2:00 P.M. until the funeral hour.
Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Mr. John Kelly Young, Sr. Please visit www.coffmanfh.net to sign our online guestbook and to post condolences.
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