Emil Dennis Young

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Emil Dennis Young, Sr., 92, of Asheville, died on Monday, January 18, 2016, at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals. A native of Yancey Co., Mr. Young was a son of the late Otis B. and Iva Lena Horton Young. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Goldie Kuykendall Young; son, Emil Dennis Young, Jr.; sisters, Judy Williams, Paula Young, and Ezel Beale; and brothers, R.V., C.A. and Hal Young. Mr. Young started Young's Sheet Metal & Roofing after serving with the U.S. Merchant Marines in the Mediterranean during World War II. Mr. Young is survived by his step-son, Harrison Cecil Young and wife Judith; grandchildren, E. Dennis Young, III, Lisa Young, Christine Kavanagh and husband Glenn, and Dianne Young. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, Western Carolina Chapter, 4600 Park Road, Ste. 250, Charlotte, NC 28209. Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family

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  1. I met Mr Emil Young when he was my dad’s roommate at Stone Ridge Rehab Center. I enjoyed my many encounters with him throughout his time there. They made very unique roommates in looking out for each others special needs. He had a unique and special personality. So sorry for your loss.

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