CHARLOTTE N.C.- Howard Young, age 90, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on September 12, 2020.
He is now in the arms of Jesus.
He was born January 4, 1930 in Bakersville, NC. An Army veteran who served in Korea and Germany, Howard returned to the mountains of North Carolina to raise his family. There he served as Postmaster in Bakersville, Burnsville, and Spruce Pine. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Marietta, and two sons; Randy (Susan) of Lancaster, SC and Tom (Kelly) of Matthews, NC as well as three granddaughters, three step granddaughters, and six step great grandchildren. He was especially close to nephew Ed Young (Dee) of Spruce Pine. Mr. Young was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Dallas, Carlos, Glenn, and Scott Young. An outdoor service will be held at Pineville United Methodist Church on Saturday, September 19th at 10:00 am. A graveside services were held at Green Young Cemetery in Bakersville on Sunday, September 20th at 2:00 pm. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is handling these arrangements. Memorials may be made to: Hospice and Palliative Care Charlotte Region, Charlotte, NC or to Pineville UMC at 110 S Polk St, Pineville, NC 28134. In the words of Dad, “I’ll let you get back to your snake killing.”