Dec. 3, 1942 - May 1, 2019
Visitation for John Henry Young, Sr., "Going Jesse" or "Rolla" will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, May 6, at Jones-Washington Mortuary. Services are set for 11 a.m. May 7, at College Hills Baptist Church in College Station.
He was born December 3, 1942, in Caldwell, Texas to Johnnie Young Sr. and Ora Lee Oliver. John was a loving husband, father, "Papa John" and friend. He accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at College Hills Baptist Church in College Station. John served as an usher, the youth ministry, and volunteered at the Lincoln Recreation Center.
He is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Betty Young and Gladis Hines; and a brother, Johnnie Young, Jr.
He leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife, Lucile Washington Young; one daughter, Renay Riggs (Derrick) Moore, Oklahoma; one son, John Henry, Jr. (Cynthia) Bryan; three brothers, four sisters; four grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and other family and friends.