Gregory Emmett Young, 41, of Weldon, IL., passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018 in St. Louis, MO.


Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., on Friday, October 5, 2018, at the First Presbyterian Church of Bement, IL. The Pastor Marsha Frederick will officiate. Burial will be in the Bement Township Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., on Thursday, October 4, 2018, also at the First Presbyterian Church of Bement. Memorial contributions can be made to the Young Family in care of the First Mid Illinois Bank and Trust, Monticello, IL.


Greg was born on February 6, 1977 in Decatur, IL., a son of Charles and Peggy Hendrix Young. He married Tracy Kreher on July 15, 2000 in Decatur, IL., and she survives of Weldon. Surviving are 2 sons; Wesley J. and Alexander W. Young, both of Weldon, IL., his mother; Peggy Hendrix Young of Monticello, IL., 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, he 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, IL., 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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