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Michael A. Young

April 24, 1947 ~ June 14, 2022 (age 75)

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Michael A. Young, age 75, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 5:06 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at Heart to Heart Hospice Inpatient Center.

Mike was born April 24, 1947, in Evansville, IN, to the late Ralph Amos and Ruth (Polley) Young. He graduated from North High School in 1965 with the Honors of Mr. North. Mike was of the Christian faith and was a Veteran in the United States Marine Corps where he served during the Vietnam War. He worked at Inland Container for 40 years before retiring in 2009. Mike’s greatest passion was his family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed metal detecting, gold panning, and gemstoning in the mountains and in Colorado.

Mike is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Carol A. (Toole) Young; son, Michael C. Young (Gina) and Todd A. Young; beloved grandchildren, Alix Nobles Cox and Jade Kathleen Young; sisters, Mischelle Rayshell and Teresa West; and many beloved nephews and nieces.

Private Family Graveside Services will be held at Park Lawn Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project at P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516, Heart to Heart Hospice Inpatient Center at 610 East Walnut Street, Evansville, IN 47713, or Tunnel to Towers Foundation at 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306 or online at

Arrangements are being handled by Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville, IN.

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