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“My thoughts, my heart, and my love are with you all today. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Cathy Kelly - Port Orange, FL

“My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. All of us at the Charleston Rifle Club will miss him. I will especially miss seeing his smiling face in the...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: DJ Mike Greene - Summerville, SC

“I was saddened to hear about the passing of Bob. I am glad we were able to visit in 2015 and will remember the occasion fondly. Dolly and the...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Faye Morgan Ford - Opelika, AL

“Dolly, so sorry we lost Bob, our prayers for you and the family. We love you. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Bob Jr. I am sorry to hear of your loss. Ours prayers are with you also. Patty and Jimmy Hayes ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Aunt Dolly,Nancy and Karen. I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Bob passing. I enjoyed visiting with him when you guys came by my office. You are in our...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Dolly, Nancy, and Family - So sorry to hear of your great loss, my prayers go out to you all. Love you, Cori ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Cori Janney - Goose Creek, SC

“Dear Dolly, Karen, Nancy, Bob, Jr. and entire Young family,I am so very sorry to hear about "Mr. Young". I spent many many days at your house and you...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Ann Bagley Torbert - chester, SC

“Dolly,Nancy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. If you need anything, please call. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Pat and Jeff Williams - SC

“Fitch/Young Family, We were deeply saddened to hear the news of your loss. You are a strong family that will support each other during this time and...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Ashley McGlothlin - Charleston, SC

“Dolly..just read the emails frm Elks today....GOD... "girl-child" I'm sorry....I know how ya feel !! Pam & I WILL see you @ Strh's... all my love &...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Jan Williason - Chas, SC

“Dolly, Nancy, Karen and family, I am so very sorry for the passing of Bob. He was such a fun-loving and kind man. He sure loved his family and...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Terri Pye - North Charleston, SC

“Sorry for your loss. We are keeping your family in our thoughts and prays. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Spring Turner - Mt. Pleasant, SC


Robert Edward Young, 85, of Isle of Palms, South Carolina, husband of Dolly Lubelsky Young died Friday, February 3, 2017. His Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, February 7, 2017 in the J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road, at 1:00 pm. Entombment with military honors will follow in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 12:00 pm until time of the service.

Robert was born January 13, 1932 in Savannah, Georgia, son of William Utsey Young and Juel Morgan Young. He attended Newberry College, and served in the United States Marine Corps from 1953-1955, where he obtained the rank of Corporal. He was a Rifle Range Instructor at Parris Island and Annapolis, MD, and served in the National Guard. He retired from AT&T after thirty years of service as a telephone system technician. He was active in the Telephone Pioneers and American Legion Post #208. Robert was a life member of the Charleston Rifle Club, and charter member of the Mt. Pleasant Elks Club #2867. He was of the Baptist faith. Robert loved fishing, boating, gardening, duck hunting, and spending time with his family and friends. He especially enjoyed monthly luncheons with his plant gang, and Friday night suppers with the telephone men.

Robert is survived by his wife of 62 years; his daughters, Karen Young Paulsen (John), and Nancy Young Fitch (Billy); his son, Robert E. Young, Jr; five grandchildren, Clarence William Fitch, Jr. (Ashley), Kelley Fitch Shisko (Joseph), Arthur DeWitt Lehr (Jessica), Austin Edward Lehr, and Adam Morgan Lehr; three great-grandchildren, Grace Mims Fitch, Lilly Ann Lehr, and Annabelle Grace Lehr; and life long friends, Belton Tisdale and Joe Rabon.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association in South Carolina, 44-A Markfield Drive, Charleston, SC 29407.