Arthur Ray Young, age 86, of Paducah, passed away Thursday, November 22, 2018, 9:56 p.m., at Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.
He was a member of Greater Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church.
Ray was co-owner and operator of Ray and Lorine’s Liquor Store. He was formerly employed by Owens Cleaners, Paducah Packing House and the Shawnee Steam Plant. He was a former member of Stone Square Lodge #5, Balkis Temple #157, a Duke of Paducah and Kentucky Colonel.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lorine W. Young of Paducah; two sons, Daryl Dodson of East Orange, NJ and Monte R. Young of Brooklyn, NY; one daughter, Deirdre R. Young, Ed. D of Nashville, TN; three granddaughters; one grandson; two Brothers, James Young and Joseph Richard Young, Both of Paducah, KY; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph Daniel Young and Mary Erma Henderson Young, one brother and a sister.
Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 11:00 a.m. at Greater Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend Alfred Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.