Ronny Joe Young

Ronny Joe Young
January 6, 1941 – September 8, 2019
CRAFTON – Ronny Joe Young, 78, went home to be with Jesus on Sept. 8, 2019 in Decatur, TX.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 11 at The White Family Funeral Home in Bowie.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Sept. 12 at Lighthouse Assembly of God in Bowie with Pastor Justin Harris officiating. Burial will follow at Crafton Cemetery.
Ronny was born on Jan. 6, 1941 in Fort Worth to Horace and Dellia Marie Young. On Aug. 2, 1988 he married Carolyn Allen. He worked as an automotive engineer for General Motors for 25 years until his retirement in 2002. Ronny enjoyed living a peaceful, relaxing life in the country. He was a member of Lighthouse Assembly of God for more than 14 years.
He is preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Cami Smith and beloved fur baby, Emmitt.
Ronny is survived by his wife of 31 years, Carolyn Young, Crafton; he was the proud father of his children, Mike Young, Crafton, Denise Wells, Runaway Bay, Tammy Nevins, Fort Worth and Connie Orini, Cherokee Village, AR; step-children, Carl Smith, Fort Worth, Robert Smith, Garland and Beverly Smith, Fort Worth; 13 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; his brother, Rodney Young, DeKalb; and his poodle dog, Casper.
Should friends desire, in lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice in honor of Ronny.
Arrangements entrusted to The White Family Funeral Home of Bowie, TX.