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Robert C. Young

April 26, 1932 August 31, 2016
Robert C. Young
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Obituary for Robert C. Young

PEORIA – Robert C. Young, 84, of Peoria passed away at 11:10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, at Liberty Village surrounded by his family.

Robert was born on Apr. 26, 1932, in Springfield, Ill., to the late Carl and Margaret (Cannon) Young. He married Sharon E. Arnold on Sept. 28, 1963. She survives.

He is also survived by four sons, Robert A. (Jennifer) of Hudson, Wisc., Greg C. (Linda) of Park Ridge, Ill., David C. (Cindy) of St. Charles, Ill., and Scott A. (Karen) of St. Peters, Mo.; five grandchildren; and one brother, Donald (Wanda) Young of Spaulding, Ill.

He was preceded in death by one brother, William Young.

Robert was a 1950 graduate of Cathedral Boys High School in Springfield, Ill. In 1956, he graduated from Bradley University, where he was inducted into Bradley’s Sports Hall of Fame for football.

He was a Korean War veteran, serving from 1953 to 1955 and achieving the rank of master sergeant. He was a central regional sales manager for Burroughs Corp, now Unysis Corp, for 35 years, retiring in 1987.

A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, at St. Thomas Catholic Church. Father Paul Stark will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Cremation rites will be accorded following the Mass and entombment of ashes will be in Resurrection Mausoleum at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Thomas Catholic Church or OSF Hospice.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

6

Sep

10:00 AM 9/6/2016 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/6/2016 11:00:00 AM
St. Thomas Catholic Church

904 E Lake Ave
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

St. Thomas Catholic Church
904 E Lake Ave Peoria Heights 61616 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Tuesday

6

Sep

11:00 AM 9/6/2016 11:00:00 AM
St. Thomas Catholic Church

904 E Lake Ave
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

St. Thomas Catholic Church
904 E Lake Ave Peoria Heights 61616 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

OSF Hospice

530 NE Glen Oak Drive
Peoria, IL 61637-0001

St. Thomas Catholic Church

904 E Lake Ave
Peoria Heights, IL 61616
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