Larry W. Young, Sr.

April 12, 1941 ‒ April 10, 2020

Galion, Ohio

Larry W. Young, Sr., 78, of Galion passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, April 10, 2020. He had been in failing health.

He was born April 12, 1941 in Galion and was the son of Clarence and Wilma (Zeger) Young. On February 14, 1959 he married Doris (Kennedy) Young and they were married 58 years until her passing on November 24, 2017.

Larry worked as a Foreman at Castle Metals, Benjamin Steel and Versatile Products. He was an active member and Past Governor of the Galion Loyal Order of Moose 303 of Galion and attained the level of Pilgrim Degree of Merit. Larry retired in 2018 as the Administrator of the Galion Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 303.

Known as “Big Cat” by his family and friends, Larry was an avid NASCAR fan with his favorite driver being Dale Jarrett and Dale, Jr. He enjoyed camping, gardening, Turkey Shoots and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by two daughters, Michele (Joe) Mulrooney of Monroe, N.C. and Carla J. (Jeff) Zeger of Galion; six grandchildren, Brett (Sarah) Young, Rusty (Jordan) Reed, Cory Young, Nicole Wilhelm, Laura Wilhelm and Stevi Ness; nine great-grandchildren, Alexa Young, Brilyn Young, Kylie Reed, Adalynn Reed, Gracelynn Reed, Jayden Young, Amy Young, Cora Vargas and Colton Reed and sisters Sandy (Tony) Mullins of Bellville, Ohio and Barb (Sam) Ramsey of Galion.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by his step-father Donald Drown; son Larry “Bubba” Young, Jr. and sister Ilene (Robert) Iiams of Florida.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Larry Young Sr. and condolences may be made to them at

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  • Michele and Carla I’m so sorry for the loss of your father, sending prayers to your family during this difficult time.

  • Michele and Carla, We are so sorry for the loss of your father.
    Your family will be in our prayers as you navigate this difficult time.

  • Michele, Carla, Stevie Brett,Cory and all of your families; My thoughts and heart felt prayers are with each of you. Larry was a great family man who made it known to the world the he loved you all very much. May you have peace and comfort in knowing he is with those of ours who have gone on before. He will be greatly missed by so many who loved & knew him, as he crossed paths with through the years.For now Brother I will miss you dearly, but until we meet again on heavens blessed shores…I love you…Rest in peace. Your “little” Sis, Sandy

  • We are so sorry for your loss. We will keep your family in our prayers.
    Bill & Pennie Fox and family

  • I am very sorry for your loss. Prayers and condolences to the family. I will never forget all the good times we had at the moose lodge, and at the district and moose legion meetings, and conventions. Larry was a great friend. RIP BIG CAT

  • So sorry to hear about Larry’s death. He was always so nice when he would come in my office. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

  • To the Young Family,
    Please accept our sympathies and prayers for the passing of Larry.
    The Ron Nelson Family

  • I always like Larry. He worked with my dad for years. I’m keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Michele, Carla and family, we send our deepest sympathies on the loss of an incredible man in your father Larry. Thank you for sharing his life with the Moose fraternity. Through his leadership, generosity and service, countless children at Mooseheart and seniors at Moosehaven were blessed immensely. I was standing alongside the sidewalk as your father walked through the line of Mooseheart children and into the House of God to receive his Pilgrim Degree – he was so proud to have made a difference in the lives of those less fortunate. We are forever grateful to have walked this life’s journey alongside your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Just heard of Larrys passing. He was agreat guy and his quiet since of humor and smile will be missed.

  • Condolences to the family what a surprise to se his obit in the paper .
    Great guy will miss seeing him
    Dick and Gloria

  • Michele and Carla so sorry for your fathers passing. Larry was a quite, warm and wonderful person. So proud to call him my cousin. Love and prayers to you and your family.