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Alvin Randall Young

September 12, 1947 ~ July 25, 2022 (age 74)

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Alvin Randall Young of Stanley, devoted family man and friend, passed away on Monday, July
25, 2022 at Sentara RMH Medical Center in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Randall was born on September 12, 1947 in Luray and was the son of the late Alvin Randolph
and Vida Marie “Billie” Dovel Young. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a
daughter, Dora Louise Smelser, and a brother, Willis Coleman “Bub” Young.
On July 2, 1977, he married Mary Ann Weaver Young, who survives.
In addition to his wife, Randall is survived by daughter, Dana Ann Young Knight and husband
Joshua of Stanley; grandson, Isaac Benjamin Smelser of Stanley; granddaughter, Hannah Marie
Knight; nephew Nicolas Young; and niece Ashley Young of Washington, D.C.
After graduating from Page County High School, Randall achieved the rank of sergeant in the
United States Army and served six years, three of which were as a motorcade mechanic in
Frankfurt Germany. He then worked for Norfolk Southern Railroad for 38 years. After
retirement, he was a tractor trailer driver for River Hill Saw Mill. He was also a member of
Leake’s Chapel Church of the Brethren.
Randall enjoyed farming, gardening, and passing on his wisdom to the younger generations.
Some of his fondest memories were competing in and watching tractor pulls. Those who knew
Randall will remember him as hard-working, selfless, and always willing to help in any way he
could.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 27 from 6-8pm at Leake’s Chapel Church of
the Brethren. Funeral services will be held at the church on Thursday, July 28 at 2pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to either the Leake’s Chapel Church of the
Brethren or the Sentara RMH Cancer Center.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
July 27, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Leake's Chapel Church of the Brethren
2334 Honeyville Rd.
Stanley, VA 22851

Funeral Service
Thursday
July 28, 2022

2:00 PM
Leake's Chapel Church of the Brethren
2334 Honeyville Rd.
Stanley, VA 22851

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