Mr George Young

GEORGE Young, of Old Leake, has died at Pilgrim Hospital following illness.

He was 84.

Born in Old Leake, he lived in the area his whole life.

A married man, he is survived by wife Elsie Young, sons David and Adrian Young, grandchildren Adam, Tom, Sophie, Mark and Amy, brothers Bill and Raymond and sisters Pauline and Eileen.

During his working life, Mr Young was a farmer and farmed in Old Leake all his life.

His hobbies included bell ringing, swimming, bowling, dancing and caravanning.

His funeral took place at St Mary’s Church, Old leake, and was followed by interment. The service was officiated by the Rev Fiona Cotton-Betteridge.

Chief family mourners were: David, Adrian and Judi Young (sons and daughter-in-law), Adam, Tom, Sophie, Mark and Amy (grandchildren), Bill and Jean Young and Raymond and Phyllis Young (brothers and sisters-in-law), Eileen Skinner and Pauline Robinson (sisters), Hilda Young and Catherine Pawley (sisters-in-law), Jack Epton (brother-in-law), nephews, nieces and other family members.

Unable to attend: Len and Janet Samson (sister and brother-in-law).

Arrangements by F.E. Addlesee and Son.