Ruby J. Young of Fort Recovery (96)


Ruby J. Young, 96, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2024, at the Gardens at St. Henry.

She was born on May 26, 1927, in Rossburg, Ohio, to the late John and Lillie (Bedinger) Anthony.

In addition to her parents, Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Webber M. Young, whom she married on November 20, 1943, and who passed away on October 19, 1984; her children, Carolyn Young, Web Young Jr., and Kenneth Young; and her siblings, Alva Anthony, Paul Anthony Jr., Roy Anthony, Bernice Young, and Dorothy Young.

Ruby is survived by her daughters, Shirley Young of Coldwater and Linda Young of St. Henry, and close friends, Keith and Sandy Imel of Fort Recovery.

Ruby worked for Fort Recovery Industries until she retired. She was a member of the Fort Recovery Church of the Nazarene. In her free time, Ruby enjoyed being with her family.

A celebration of Ruby’s life will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, February 1, 2024, at the Fort Recovery Church of the Nazarene, with Pastor Brad Ratliff officiating. Burial will follow in Teegarden Cemetery, Ansonia.

Guests may visit with Ruby’s family on Thursday from 11:00 AM until the start of the service at 1:00 PM at the church.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Fort Recovery Church of the Nazarene, PO Box 336, Fort Recovery, Ohio 45846.

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