February 15, 1939 – October 5, 2021
WENDELL – Jimmy Gray Young, Sr., 82, passed away on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021. He was born in Wake County to the late Foster Wilson & Viola P. Medlin Young. He owned and operated Youngs Auto Service most of his life He was a hardworking man and a good provider that was great at teaching life lessons. He was a huge NASCAR fan and loved animals. He will be remembered as a caring, dignified, humble man, who was generous to a fault. He was always there for his family and friends when they needed him. He was very proud of the people that his children became.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Sarah Young, children, Bruce Young (Alison), Gray Young (Vicky), Don Young (Karen), Kenny Young (Torri), Gayle Sandy (Ken), stepchildren, Randy Gibson (Leslie), Rhonda Jenkins (Charlie), mother of his children, Carolyn, grandchildren, Matt Young (Jessica), Cindy Parker (Jimmy), Sonya Corse, Shelly Arnold (Waylon), Jake Young (Victoria), Eric Young (Brittany), Casey Young (William), Laura Hoskinson (Chris), Justin Young, Tyler Sandy, Brooke Sandy, Chandler Gibson, Casie Gibson, Matthew McRimmon (Ariana), Sara Beth Jenkins, 15 greatgrandchildren, sister, Joyce Alford, nephew, Dale Alford (Kim) and Dixie.
Flowers are welcomed or memorials may be made to Transitions Lifecare https://www.transitionslifecare.org/donate.
Funeral service will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, October 9th, 2021, at Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel. COVID PRECAUTIONS RECOMENDED. The family will receive friends from 12:30 – 2 PM prior to the service. Burial will follow service at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens. www.stricklandfuneral.com. Recording of service will be available at a later date at www.facebook.com/stricklandfuneral.