Robert Marshall Young, 82, of Fairmont, passed away on Sunday (May 13, 2018) at Monongalia General Hospital. He was born in Fairmont on April 25, 1936, a son of the late Joseph Marshall and Myrtle B. (Keener) Young.
He was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints. Robert enjoyed hunting, fishing, and enjoyed playing golf with friends at Apple Valley Golf Course. He liked country music and played in a local band in his younger years. He retired from Sharon Steel then later worked for more than 10 years in custodial department at Fairmont State University.
Robert is survived by his son, Michael Young and his wife Leisa, of North Carolina; his daughters, Michelle Dyer and her husband Ray, of Arizona, and Shannon Murphy and her husband Brent, of Fairmont; his son-in-law, David W. Frame, of Clarksburg; his very special grandchildren, Matti Noell Minnix, David J. Frame, Zachery Dyer, McCall Reheis, Mekenzie Dyer, Parker Dyer, Shawn Young, Mikayla Gross, Holly Mohr, Mariah Hartman, Dillon Murphy, and Makenna Murphy; and 12 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in in death by his wife of 59 years, Anita Joyce (DeWitt) Young; one daughter, Robin Frame; one brother, Bill "Stormy" Young; and one sister, Martha.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant Street with Elder Bruce Hunter officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Robert's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, West Virginia Chapter, 1299 Pineview Dr., Suite 3, Morgantown, WV 26554.
Condolences and memories may be left for Robert's family at www.carpenterandford.com.
Published on May 15, 2018