Jerry W. Young

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Jerry Young

Jerry W. Young

Jerry W. Young, 69, died Friday, Dec. 7, in Athens. Jerry is survived by: his wife, Linda (Hurta) Young and her daughter, Stephanie Esmond; his brother, Ollie Young and wife, Sandra, of Fairfield; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. Jerry was preceded in death by: his parents, Marvin and Bessie Young; brother, Wallace Young; and sister, Dollie (Barbara) Kastner and her husband, Joe Kastner. Jerry grew up in the Gay Hill community outside of Rockdale and attended Rockdale schools, graduating in the class of 1968. Jerry was employed by TXU Energy and Calpine Energy. Jerry loved football and played for the Rockdale Tigers. He was an avid Texas Longhorns fan. Friends and family gathered to celebrate Jerry’s life from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at the First Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Rockdale. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Foundation.

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