raham “Coach” Young

Graham “Coach” Young Jr., 83, of Rockdale died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home with burial following at I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Mr. Young was born July 9, 1934, to Graham Young Sr. and Ruth (Drummond) Young in the Gay Hill community just outside of Rockdale. He was a 1951 graduate of Rockdale High School and worked for Industrial Generating Co. (IGC) for 35 years as a mechanic before retiring in 1989. Mr. Young was a member of First Christian Church in Rockdale. He enjoyed visiting with people all around town from breakfast at Texas Burger (visiting with Paul Dixon at Edward Jones or the guys down at Miller-Starnes) to lunch at the Senior Citizens Center. He also enjoyed watching Rockdale sports, helping out at the Rockdale track meets, and was a member of the Rockdale Booster Club for many years. Mr. Young was preceded in death by his parents, Graham Young Sr. and Ruth Young. Survivors are his sons, Larry Young and wife Pam of Caldwell, David Young and wife Brenda of Rockdale; and a daughter, Nancy Young of Round Rock; also, seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were Paul Dixon, Lee Jenkins, Kerry Starnes, Eddie Zapata, Daniel Avila, Larry Brad Young and Clifton Akin.

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