Robert H. Youngs

Published Jan 5, 2017 at 4:00pm

Robert “Bob” Youngs, 91, of Blossvale, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at The Grand of Rome.

He was born on December 7, 1925 in Sherwood, NY; the son of the late Raymond and Agnes Thompson Youngs. On March 17, 1973, Bob was united in marriage to the former Shirley Lipphardt. He was a truck driver for McIntosh Box and Pallet, retiring after many years of dedicated employment. Bob was a loyal life member of the Durhamville Fire Department. He didn’t hunt much but enjoyed being in the woods with his friends. He also enjoyed tending to his vegetable garden.

Bob is survived by his wife of 43 years, Shirley; two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Marilyn Meinhold-Youngs of North Bay and Dana and Patricia (Koenig) Youngs of Rome; two cherished grandchildren, Erin and Evan Youngs; and many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Youngs’ funeral service will be held on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. at the Gulla Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., 209 N. Washington St., Rome, (336-5700). Relatives and friends are invited to call on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Durhamville Fire Department, 5305 Church St., Durhamville, NY 13054.

To add to Bob’s online memorial or send a message of condolence, please visit: www.gullafuneral.com