Bennett Young

Bennett Bean Young Jr.

Friday, February 18th, 1927 - Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
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Bennett B. Young, Jr., 93 passed away peacefully on Wednesday , October 7, 2020 at the Episcopal Church Home. He was a native of Bourbon County Kentucky. He was World War II US Army Veteran. He attended Ohio State University and transferred to the University of Kentucky where he received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Secondary education. He taught science for JCPS for 49 years. He was a member of Southeast Christian Church.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Roberta Claxon Young and his second wife Judith McBeath Young.
He is survived by his son, Bennett B. Young, III (Robin), daughter, Mary Young Repp (Craig), and step-daughter, Maurine Fletcher. He was also preceded in death by his step-daughter, Judith Jane Edlin and step-son Robert R. Wright.
He is survived by 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren,3 great-great grandchildren and his brother-in-law, Robert McBeath.
The funeral will be private with burial at Cave Hill Cemetery. Highlands Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Southeast Christian Church, Louisville, KY or charity of choice.
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    Cave Hill Cemetery
    701 Baxter Avenue
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Victoria Wright Keefer and Ben Keefer

Posted at 05:01pm
Young Family, we share your sadness for the loss of Papaw. I have the best memories of my Grandmama and Papaw that will live on always. Love you all.
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Susan McBeath Reynolds, Mary McBeath & daughters

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Steadfast as a beacon in the harbor, Bennett looked after us all with his boundless love and enduring faith- our love and prayers to all of you
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