Gregory Emmett Young

Gregory Emmett Young

WELDON — Gregory Emmett Young, 41, of Weldon passed away Saturday (Sept. 29, 2018) in St. Louis.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at First Presbyterian Church of Bement. Pastor Marsha Frederick will officiate. Burial will be in Bement Township Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, also at First Presbyterian Church of Bement. Memorial contributions can be made to the Young family in care of First Mid Illinois Bank and Trust, Monticello.

Greg was born Feb. 6, 1977, in Decatur, a son of Charles and Peggy Hendrix Young. He married Tracy Kreher on July 15, 2000, in Decatur, and she survives in Weldon.

Also surviving are two sons, Wesley J. and Alexander W. Young, both of Weldon; his mother, Peggy Hendrix Young of Monticello; a brother, David C. Young of Bement; and a sister, Betty Lake of Monticello.

He was preceded in death by his father; grandparents, Warren and Betty Hendrix; grandfather, Emmett Young; and grandmother, Peg McKay.

Greg was a volunteer with the Weldon Fire Department, an Eagle Scout, black belt, the neighborhood handyman, loved to remodel houses, a PTO dad and motocross lover. Greg loved to make people laugh, he loved old boy junk and was a fountain of useless trivia information. He loved to volunteer and coach at various sporting events.

Aaron and Susie Hinds of Hinds Funeral Home, Bement, have the honor to serve the Young family in their time of need. “Our Family Is Here To Serve Your Family.”

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