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Robert "Bobby" Wallace Young, Jr

Robert "Bobby" Wallace Young, Jr., 72, resident of 308 Old Douglas Mill Rd. husband of Frances Major Young passed away Monday July 24, 2017 at Abbeville Area Medical Center.

Born Aug. 21, 1944, Bobby was a son of the late Robert Wallace Young, Sr. and Fannie Lou Wells Young.

Bobby was a United States Army veteran. He was a former textile employee and retired as a conductor with CSX Railroad. Bobby enjoyed playing the guitar as well as singing gospel music. He was a former member of the gospel group Heavens Gates. He was an active member of New Life Worship Center. Bobby enjoyed spending time with his family and doing things for others in need.

Survivors include his beloved wife Frances Major Young of the home; two step- sons Mauldin Boswell of Due West and Stacey Young of the home; one step-daughter Diane Evans Abbeville, SC; four sisters Judy Ferguson, Joyce Hedden (Ted), Velma Lawton and Thelma Campbell; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday July 27, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the Chandler Chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home conducted by the Rev. Bobby Cutter. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. The family is at the home 308 Old Douglas Mill Rd.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:45 PM Thursday afternoon at the funeral home prior to services.

Memorials in memory of Bobby may be made to New Life Worship Center 104 Chestnut St. Abbeville, SC 29620.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Thursday, July 27, 2017
12:30 until 1:45 PM


Funeral Home
Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Thursday, July 27, 2017
2:00 PM


Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
2699 Hwy 72 W
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

Memorial Contributions

New Life Worship Center
104 Chestnut St.
Abbeville, SC 29620

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He was a great man and he started the army in 1965 and he fight for his country

Easton R Young Feb 15 2022 10:28 AM

So sorry for your lose.It's a joy that our Post 2 of the Abbeville American Legion Riders will be with you and your family today Mauldin.

Mike Culbreth Jul 27 2017 12:00 AM

Mauldin & Family,I was sad to here of Bobby's passing. I know it's difficult to go through but we can be happy knowing that we will see them again. Until then, treasure the memories & know you all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Debra Evatt Jul 27 2017 12:00 AM

We are are so sorry about Bobby's passing. He was such a jolly and talkative person and was a joy to be around. Frances and other family members can take comfort in his presence in heaven with his Lord and Savior. We love y'all!

Debbie and Bruce Nicholson Jul 26 2017 12:00 AM