Atkinson – Andy C. “Bubba” Young, Jr., 43, died Thursday, August 25, 2021, at SGHS Brunswick Campus. Born in Brunswick, he grew up in McIntosh County where he lived all of his life before moving to Atkinson a year ago. He worked many years in law enforcement as a police officer for Ludowici Police Department and a deputy for Glynn, McIntosh, and Long Counties before becoming disabled. He was a NASCAR fan and an avid hunter, belonging to the Brickston Hunting Club, and was a loving father, grandfather, son, and friend. He was a member of Darien Church of God of Prophecy and preceded in death by his brother, Wayne Young, Papa, Ted Young, aunt, Faye Mobbs, uncle, Terry Young, niece, Brianna Cothern, and brother-in-law Brandon Youmans.
Survivors are his daughters, Cheltsie Young of Darien and Kaylee Young and fiance’, Damien of Atkinson; son, A. C. Young, III and fiance’, Angelina of Hortense; parents, Rev. Andy, Sr. and Mary Cooper Young of Townsend; paternal grandmother, Pearl Young of Townsend; sisters and brother-in-law, Dawn and Dennis Griffin of Townsend and Sharon Anne and Jeremy Owens of Richmond Hill; brothers and sisters-in-law, Alvin and Terri Young of Hortense and Rev. Adam and Amanda Cothern of Atkinson; grandchildren. Keltsi, Christopher “Prince”, Rainlee, and one due in December; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Sunday, August 29 at 4 PM at the Townsend Church of God with Rev. Adam Cothern officiating. Burial will follow in Davis Cemetery in McIntosh County.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.
Pallbearers will be Jessie Stevens, Roy Ryals, Leonard Ryals, David Lane, Mitch Milton, and Kevin Ryals.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Corey Pierce (a.k.a.) Wood Chip), Rylee Young, Cooper Owens, Sheriff Craig Nobles & Friends of the Long County Sheriff's Office, Friends of the Brickston Hunting Club, Friends of the Warsaw Hunting Club, and the Respiratory Staff of Memorial in Savannah.
Family and friends may sign the online register at www.howardfuneralga.com
Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.
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