Richard W. YOUNG

World War II veteran

Richard W. Young, 87 , died Jan. 2, 2013.

Mr. Young was born in Barberton and resided in Cuyahoga Falls most of his life. He was a Veteran of World War II having served with the U. S. Navy and a lifetime member of GAAS. He built the home they lived in and raised their family for 61 years and was a jack of all trades and master of many.

Preceded in death by his parents Faye E. and Wallace R. Young and son-in-law, George Quick, he is survived by his wife of 65 years, Rita; children, Patricia Quick, David Young and Chris Hawks, Rick and Sue Young, Diana Chmielewski, John and Sheryl Young and adopted daughter, Mary Rongyos; grandchildren, Teri and Troy Patchin, Stacy Quick, Chris and Erin Chmielsewski, Melissa and Rob Hickok, Shanna Bragg, Rich Young, Joshua Young and Jordana Young; great-grandchildren, Tyler Chmielewski, Brittany Siciliano, Corey and Hunter Textor, Jesse and Alexis Patchin, Riley and Owen Chmielewski and Alex Bragg and longtime friend of the family, Bobby Smith.

A memorial service was conducted in the Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Summa Palliative Care, 444 N. Main St., P.O. Box 2090 Akron 44398-6153.