Obituary: Elvin A. "Al" Young | NevadaAppeal.com

Obituary: Elvin A. "Al" Young

Elvin A. “Al” Young, 78, born March 29, 1932, in Jersey City, N.J., passed away May 1, 2010, at his home in Woodfords, Calif. Al was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, a member of the aerospace pioneers who launched the fledgling U.S. space program, an avid outdoorsman, and always devoted to his family.

Al is survived by his devoted and loving companion of the past 12 years, Janet Zellick; his sons Tom and Michael Young; grandsons Donald, Matthew and Christopher Young; and great-grandson Trevor Young.

There will be a graveside service open to all friends of Al at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 2010, at the Fredericksburg Cemetery, in Woodfords, with a celebration of life to follow at Tom Young’s home, 5750 Newton Rd., Carson City.