Funeral services for Doug J. Young, age 80, of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Autry Funeral Home Chapel, in Jacksonville. Burial will follow in Still Waters Memorial Gardens, in Jacksonville.
Mr. Young passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, in Tyler.
He was born on May 5, 1934, in Sheldon, Vt.
Doug worked as a collections manager for Beall's Department Stores. He was the past president of Jacksonville Rotary Club
, former city councilman, and a Realtor. Doug was an avid golfer and instrumental in raising the funds for the building of the Klein Animal Shelter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Irving Frank and Clara Mae Young; wife, Judy Brown Young; great-granddaughter, Makayla Ahart; brothers and sisters, Larry, Donald, Thelma, Betty, Ruth, Maggie and Shirlie.
Mr. Young is survived by his son, Doug Young II and wife Cheryl, of Deer Park; daughters, Denice Foreman and Al, of Cameron, Donna Bridges and husband Ernie, of Dayton, and Margaret Schuster and husband Kevin, of Pearland; stepson, Steve Medcalf, of Jacksonville; stepdaughter, Lisa Medcalf Mangino and husband David, of Sugar Land; sister, Kathleen "Kat" Spears, of Vero Beach, Fla.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be family members.
Visitation will begin Tuesday, July 22, 2014, with family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.