David Ray Young

Born on April 15, 1962

Departed on January 10, 2019 and resided in Goodlettsville, TN

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David Ray Young of Goodlettsville, Tennessee passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019. He was 56 years old.
David Ray was born at Baptist Hospital in Nashville and was raised in White House and Goodlettsville. A 1980 graduate of White House High School, he worked for Ford Motor Company and just celebrated 30 years with Ford as an electrician. First at the Nashville Glass Plant, David Ray was transferred to Kansas City and ended his service with Ford at the Louisville Assembly Plant. From 1985 to 1990 he was a member of the Goodlettsville Volunteer Fire Department. He was an avid race fan and spent many years at the Nashville Speedway as a spotter for numerous drivers. David Ray is survived by his sons, Zach & Scobe; parents David L. & Ann Young; sister Cara (Doug) Webb; niece Ashlyn Webb; and nephew Austin (Christina) Webb.
Visitation will be on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home in Goodlettsville. The family will receive visitors from 11AM to 8PM. Private family interment will take place at a later time.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations in David Ray Young’s memory to the Goodlettsville Firefighters’ Kids Christmas Fund at Simmons Bank in Goodlettsville. Donations can be made directly at Simmons Bank.

14 Comments to David Ray Young

  1. Danny kizer
    January 11, 2019 2:12 pm

    To the young family I’m sorry for your loss Danny was a great man enjoy being around me and high School

  2. Danny KIZER
    January 11, 2019 2:17 pm

    Sorry for the typo the young family sorry for your loss David was a great man I enjoy being around him and high School my prayers and thoughts are with you

  3. Dianne Cannon
    January 11, 2019 4:08 pm

    So very sorry for the loss of your Son,Father and Brother. David was a VERY nice man. He spoke highly of his children and Parents. He will be missed by many. R.I.P my friend.

  4. Ruthie Heathcock
    January 11, 2019 5:38 pm

    David Ray Young, Thank you for being a bright Leigh’s light on a dark day. You will alway be remembered for your big heart, your happy spirit, and the love you had for people. Rest In Peace friend❤️

  5. Penny Bowers Stansbury
    January 11, 2019 9:35 pm

    So sorry to hear about the death of David. Were classmates all through elementary annd high school. My prayers are with the family at this difficult time.

    Penny

  6. Tim From Louisville
    January 12, 2019 8:18 am

    Sorry for your loss! Such a great man we have lost far to young. He never met a stranger. Loved his family. I didnt know him very long but for his time in Louisville i had a Great friend and brother Rest in peace my friend. Are thoughts and prayers are with the entire family at this time!! LAP will miss you David!

  7. Glynda Stone Vaughn
    January 12, 2019 10:27 am

    Ann and David-So sorry for your loss. God be with you and all your family.

  8. Debbie Fultz
    January 12, 2019 1:12 pm

    So sorrry for your loss. I worked with David at Ford Nashville. He was always so kind and happy. I will always cherish his kindness. Prayers and blessings to the family during this difficult time.

  9. Vance Moran
    January 12, 2019 8:42 pm

    So sorry to hear of your loss. I worked with David at the Nashville plant. He was a good friend and always fun to be around. our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. God bless and may he give you peace and comfort.

  10. Dan Bloodworth
    January 12, 2019 8:48 pm

    So sorry to hear about David. He was a great friend and former neighbor. GREAT FAMILY BLESS YOU ALL . My prayers will be with you. Dan Bloodworth

  11. Larry Cunningham
    January 12, 2019 10:13 pm

    Shore going to miss you buddy we had some great times you were a true friend.

  12. Linda Gardner Elmore
    January 13, 2019 8:09 pm

    So sorry for your loss. I remember David from when I was younger. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  13. Nancy Smith
    January 14, 2019 7:03 pm

    Sorry for your loss and my Thoughts and Prayers will be with you as you face the days ahead.

  14. Martha Taylor
    January 16, 2019 12:57 pm

    David, you were a mess and loved to irritate me about Tracy. Somewhere over the years you seem to understand my pain and became such a close friend. Ill miss our breakfast together at Waffle House in Louisville. You were sunshine on a rainey day I loved your attitute alway fun and always caring.

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