Obituary for Richard Lee Young

Richard Lee Young, age 76 of Blacksburg, Virginia passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Born March 12, 1945 in Radford, Virginia he was the son of the late Lee Willard Young & Virginia McPeak Young.

Richard was a veteran of the United States Air Force and the National Guard. He was retired from Volvo Trucks.

He is survived by his  

Wife – Patricia Parks Young – Blacksburg

Children – Day (Chris) Morales – Israel, Michelle (J.B.) Kitts – Georgia, Tammy O’Dell – Pulaski

Grandchildren – Dianah, Damion, Elijah, Ruben, Nathan, Lilly, Austin & Brady Kitts, Aubrey Tripp and Pierce O’Dell

Sisters – Patsy (Roger) Young Meneely – Winston Salem, NC, Joanne Burke – Martinsville

Special Nieces – Missy McLemore, Sherry James and any more relatives and friends


Funeral service will be held Thursday 6:00 p.m. August 26, 2021 in the Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski with Rev. J. B. Kitts and Pastor Donald Jones Officiating.

Visitation will be Thursday from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. before the service.

Interment will be held Friday 10:00 A.M. August 27, 2021 at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin

To sign Richard’s online guestbook, visit

Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.