Harry F. Young

January 04, 1919 ‒ July 03, 2019

Galion, Ohio

Harry F. Young, 100, of Galion passed away Wednesday morning, July 3, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.

Harry was born January 4, 1919 in Galion and was the son of Theodore F. and Louise J. (McGathie) Young. He married Lorene J. (Wirick) Young on December 24, 1940 and she preceded him in death on March 20, 2004.

Harry proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II and worked at the former Galion Dresser for 33 years, retiring in 1982. He was currently a member of Windfall Emanuel United Church of Christ and formerly attended Galion Free Methodist Church. Harry enjoyed gardening, yardwork and attending church.

He is survived by daughters Connie Hudgens of Pasedena, Maryland and Cheryl Gray of Galion; four grandchildren, Sherri Gray, Sheila (Christopher) Crowl, Julie (Steve) Young and Donel (Jim) Trettel; nine great-grandchildren Jonathan Bell, Michaela and McKenzie Ohler, Madison, Seth and Sophie Young and Aimee, Cara and Sean Trettel; four great great-grandchildren Bentley, Kemoni, Grayson and Drayden; sister Helen Morganstein of Mansfield and a sister-in-law Violet Zachman of Galion.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by five brothers, Clarence Young, Gene Young, Robert Young, Theodore Young and Charles Dye and a sister Gladys Teetrick.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 10 with Rev. Dreama and Loyd Caudill officiating. Burial will be in Crawford County Memory Gardens, Crestline.

Full military honors will be conducted by the United States Army and the Galion Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail.

Memorial contributions may be made to Windfall Emanuel United Church of Christ or Southern Care Hospice in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Harry Young, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

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  • What a joy it was to serve as Harry’s Pastors. When he walked into the Church, everyone in the Church would light up. He was always smiling, always shaking hands with everyone, and always entering into the service with all of his heart. He loved the old hymns of the Church and would sing joyfully on each and everyone. He loved to hear the Word of God read and preached. He will be greatly missed. We know that he is happy to be at home with Jesus. Our love and prayers are with each of you.

  • All my love n prayers to the family . I enjoy setting beside of him in Church, he was a blessing to everyone, He sure love the Lord, He will be missed, thank you Lord for letting him be part of my life. ✝

  • Cheryl and family, we are so sorry to hear about your Father. He was always nice when we would see him. May he rest in peace. Thinking of all of you.

  • Cheryl, Sheila and families, So sorry to hear of Harry’s passing. He was a super sweet person . He lived a long full life. Thoughts and Prayers go out to all of you at this time.

  • What a blessing for me to have met and known Harry. He worshipped the Lord with his whole being. Go rest high on that mountain Harry and rejoice with the angels at Jesus feet. Prayers for peace and comfort for the family, all my love to you.

  • Cheryl, Sheila, Sherry, Connie, so sorry to hear of Harry’s passing. He was truly a blessed man.

  • Harry was a great inspiration, devoted Awesome Christian, with a heart for Jesus and loving Gods people. .. Rest in Peace in the arms of Jesus. Norman and Collette Mease

  • Harry was a wonderful person. He was an inspiration to everyone who knew him. He will be missed, but he is singing with angels now. Love & hugs to his family. God bless you all.

  • Cheryl and family, We are in prayer for you. It was great to have Harry with us for such a nice long time. We remember him so very much at Wendy;s and working with him at the Iron Works. God Bless.

  • Connie, Cheryl and families, I’m praying for all of you during the loss of your father. He was blessed with a long life and left your with many precious memories. He was an excellent example for all of you to continue. My love and God’s peace and comfort.💕

  • Cheryl, Connie and Families, I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Harry’s passing. He was such a wonderful man who’s longevity proved to all that he had a great zest for life and loved telling everyone he meant about Jesus and his love for him. He will be missed. Our many thoughts and prayers for all of you in the coming days. Rip Uncle Harry and enjoy your eternal days at Jesus feet. Until we meet again…Sandy and Tony Mullins

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