Bobby Joe Young

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Mr. Bobby Joe Young, age 82 of Rector, Ark., passed away Friday, November 8, 2013 at his home. Born July 3, 1932 in Rector, Ark., he was the son of the late Alvin and Eva Ellis Smith Young and was married to the late Betty Joyce Young. Mr. Young was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed drinking coffee at the coffee shops.

He is survived by two sons: Robert Young and wife Karen of Kennett, Mo. and Farren Young and wife Ginger of Rector, Ark.; four daughters: Delane Kreienheder of St. Louis, Mo., along with Vanessa Stahl, Carol Arnold and Sheila Young all of Rector, Ark.; one sister: Ellen Carter of Kennett, Mo. and his stepmother: Joan Young of Indiana. Mr. Young also leaves 16 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.

Mr. Young was preceded in death by his parents: Alvin and Eva Young, his wife: Betty Joyce Young and two grandsons.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 at the First General Baptist Church in Rector, Ark. with Rev. Brad Gilbert officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector with Faith Funeral Service of Manila, Ark. in charge of arrangements. The family will receive visitors beginning at noon Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 until time of service at the church. Pallbearers will be grandsons: Kevin Young, Heath Brown, Adam Kreienheder, Jesse Kreienheder, "Bo" Farren Young II, Bryan Arnold, Zachary Arnold and Trent Arnold.