Funeral service for Mr. Tommy Joe Young, age 47, of Kelso, TN, will be conducted Friday, August 26, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home. Mr. Young passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at the Lincoln Medical Center.
Mr. Young was a native of Lincoln Co., TN, the son of the late W.L. And Gladys Mae Anders Young. He was a plumber and an active member of the Gum Springs Baptist Church. He loved going to Alaska and going on mission trips, where he served as a contractor and handled any job that needed to be done.
Survivors include his sister Betty Smith and husband Dewayne, brothers Billy Young and Bobby Joe Young, nieces Michelle Allen and husband David, Miranda Mae Smith and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation with the family will be Friday, August 26, 2016 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gum Springs Baptist Church, 22 Gum Springs Rd., Flintville, TN 37335 or the Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.