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Official Obituary of

Robert Carroll Young

June 6, 1927 ~ February 28, 2024 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Robert Young Obituary

Robert Carroll Young was born June 6, 1927, at Cathlamet, Washington. A WWII Navy Veteran having served on the USS Missouri, he retired from the US Sir Force Reserves as a Master Sergeant. He also was a member of the Teamsters Union. Bob married Georgia Griffin Evans Young in May 1991 in Florence, Colorado. Georgia passed away on July 3, 2021. They enjoyed over 20 years of traveling in their motorhome with winters in Arizona and their memorable trip to Alaska. They moved from Florence to Pueblo in 2013.

Bob was married to Bobbi Bitz who passed away in the late 1970’s. He is survived by four children from this marriage, (Darlene (Ken) Hagel, Kenneck, Washington; Trudy (Terry) Lemke, Montana; Deanna Lyons, Denver; Rex Young, Colorado Springs; and stepson Rick (Carlyle) Cheney, Washington.

A beloved stepfather survived by Diane (Albert) Wurst, Yuma, Arizona, Donna Cullen, Hollywood, Florida; Connie Ziolkowski, Pueblo; grandchildren Brian (Erica) Ziolkowski, Lori (Shane) Barr, Lisa Ziolkowski, Trish Cullen, Heather (Chuck) McDuffie and Michael Griffin. Predeceasing Bob were Stepsons, Dale Griffin and Duane Griffin, and stepdaughter Dorleen (John) Vaughan. He will remembered by several other Grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Bob will be interred at Union Highland Cemetery in Florence. Graveside services will be Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 11:00 a.m.

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Graveside Service
March 7, 2024

11:00 AM
Union Highland Cemetery
791 County Road 95
Florence, CO 81226


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