Age: 33 Address: Ellenboro, NC Date of Death: Monday, June 10, 2013 Arrangements: This obituary notice is a courtesy of Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine
Details: SFC Charles Allen Young of Ellenboro, NC died on Monday, June 10th. Allen was a native of Mitchell County and resided in Rutherford County.
He was currently employed as a recruiter for the North Carolina Army National Guard. During his honorable fifteen years of service he earned multiple awards as a combat veteran. He was deployed to Bosnia in support of humanitarian efforts, to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, and to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. His previous employers include the Rutherford County Sheriff’s department, Forest City Police department, and Shelby Police department. Allen was a devoted husband and father and was happiest when spending time with his wife and his boys.
Allen was preceded in death by daughter Ava Jayne. He was also preceded in death by a grandmother, Juanita Young, and a cousin, David Jordan.
He is survived by his wife, Amanda, and two sons, Luke and Reddik. He is also survived by his parents Kenny and Mary Young; brothers Brandon (Rachel) Young and Ben (Jessica) Young; grandparents Homer and Gladys Jordan; grandfather Carroll Young; and extended family too numerous to name but not forgotten.
A celebration of life with full military honors will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2013 at Main Street Baptist in Spindale with Reverend Rick Brewer officiating. The family will receive friends before the service from 5 until 6.
In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates donations to a college savings established at State Employees Credit Union for Luke and Reddik under Amanda Young. For more information, please contact any local State Employees Credit Union.