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Murray "Buddy"

Young Jr.


April 11, 2023

Woodrow Murray “Buddy” Young Jr., 85, of 204 E. Phillip St., passed away on Tuesday April 11, 2023, at his residence.

Mr. Young was born on January 14, 1938, in Alleghany County, the son of late Woodrow M. Young Sr. and Virginia Via Young. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Donald L. Young.

He was a member of the United States Army and United States Army Reserves. He was a member of McAllister Memorial Presbyterian Church, and he retired in 2000 from Meade-Westvaco as a Fire Inspector.

In keeping with his wishes his body has been cremated.

Surviving are his wife of 63 years Margie Stone Young of Covington; three children, Michael T. Young and wife Brigette Young, Kevin W. Young all of Covington, and Renee Y. Gann of Waynesboro; seven grandchildren, Kevin (Laura) Young, Kassie Young, Kelsey Young, Brittany (Adam) Baker, Heather (Chris) Johnson, Erik (Haley) Young, and Daniel T. Miller; ten great grandchildren, Layken Young, Greyson Young, Owen Horton, Adalynn Johnson, Brenna Johnson, Maci Johnson, Sawyer Young, Wrenley Young, Luke Baker, and Zeke Baker; and a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service will be held on Monday April 17, 2023, at 2:00 PM in the McAllister Memorial Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Jim Moss officiating.

The family will receive their friends on Monday from 1:00 PM until service time at McAllister Memorial Presbyterian Church.

The inurnment will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery with Military Rites.

The family suggests memorial donations may be made in Mr. Young’s name to McAllister Memorial Presbyterian Church at 900 N. Alleghany Ave., Covington, VA 24426 or to the Shriners Hospitals for Children Attn: Shriners Hospitals for Children PO Box 947765 Atlanta, GA 30394.

The funeral arrangements are being handled by Arritt Funeral Home.

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April 17, 2023 at 6:00:00 PM

Final Resting Place: 

Cedar Hill Cemetery

1521 S. Carpenter Dr. Covington, VA 24426



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