Robert Arthur Young, age 70, resident of 26550 Lake Drive, Mitchell Lake, Cambridge Springs, PA, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Saint Vincent Health Center, Erie, PA. Robert was born on November 30, 1946 in Erie, PA, the son of the late Donald Young and Betty Jean Killmaier Young. He married the former Barbara Ann Lorei on June 14, 1969 and she survives.
For many years Bob was a builder and in the construction business with his father, Donald Young. Bob retired in 2008 as a truck driver and groundsman for International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local # 1319 in Erie. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, and spending time with his grandchildren. He particularly enjoyed taking rides with his wife, Barb.
In addition to his wife, Barb, Bob is survived by his son; Donnie Young (Heather) and their sons – Ryan and Jordan all of Meadville; his daughter; Jen Slayton (Dan) and their sons – Josh and Adam all of Venango; two sisters – Judith Keeney of North Carolina and Dianna Murray (Paul) of Edinboro. Bob is also survived by two bothers-in-law; Ronald Lorei (Mary) of Fairview and Dennis Lorei (Mary); and a sister-in-law; Karen Lorei of Girard; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Friday, April 21st, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday with Reverend Marshall Lilly, Crawford County Hospice chaplain, officiating. Interment will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Erie, PA.
Memorials may be made to the family in care of the Van Matre Funeral Home, 335 Venango Ave., Cambridge Springs, 16403.