Earl E. Young Sr., 81, of Terre Haute, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Springhill Village. He was a life-long farmer. Earl was born Nov. 28, 1931, in Petersburg, Ind., to Robert E. Young and Dorothy Pauline (Cox) Young.
He is survived by his wife Lois (Wright) Young, whom he married April, 14, 1954; three sons, Earl E. Young Jr. of Shelburn, John Robert Young and wife Carolyn of Terre Haute, and James “Dog” Young of Terre Haute; grandchildren, Cynthia Dawn Young, Shauna Reynolds, Earl Young III and wife April, Tabitha LeAnn Young, Christina Carrico and husband Bill; great-grandchildren, Temperance Ann Rennier, Ema Young, Nicole Marie Duke, Aiden Nile Reynolds, Faith Carrico, Abigail Sunshine Young, and Xander Carrico. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Amelia Sons and Vada Marie Kanuer; two brothers, Kenny Young and Wilford Young; grandson, Jimmy Young; and great-grandson, Kaydin Daniel Rennier.
Earl was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He enjoyed woodworking, loved farming, camping, and being outdoors.
Visitation will be Tuesday, May 21, 2013, from 2 to 4 p.m. in DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Drive, with funeral services at 4 p.m., with Pastor Mark Grubb officiating. Burial will be in Durham Cemetery, with military honors being provided by American Legion Post 346. Online condolences may be left at: