submitted by: Robin Pardus
Buell Young, 89, of Franklin, Tenn., formerly of Erie, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 1999, at National Health Care Center, Franklin. Graveside services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Parklawn Cemetery, Dunedin, Fla. A memorial fund has been established. Mr. Young was born March 27, 1909, in Erie, to Elmer and Nella Turner Young. He married Irene Dennis in 1937. She preceded him in death. He had been employed at Deere and Company, had been a Thermogas dealer in Hillsdale, and retired from City Gas, Miami, Fla., in 1977. He was a member of the National Guard, Erie Christian Church and Erie Masonic Lodge. Survivors include daughters, Janet DeCosta and Shirley Smith, of Nantucket, Mass., and Sharon Mauth, Franklin; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and brothers, Keith, Port Byron, and Lauren, Erie.