YOUNG, Charles Gregory – of Davison, MI, age 74, passed away Thursday, July 29, 2021. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 12 PM Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 404 North Dayton Street, Davison, MI 48423; Rev. Fr. Andrew A. Czajkowski celebrant. Interment, with Military Honors, 1:30 PM Thursday, August 5, 2021, at Fort Custer National Cemetery, 15501 Dickman Road, Augusta, MI 49012. The family will receive visitors 11 AM-12 PM Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, in Gregory’s memory.
Gregory was born in Battle Creek, MI on November 7, 1946, son of the late Charles T. and Beatrice (Rodriguez) Young. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1966-1969. Gregory was employed with Hewlett Packard where he earned a Project Manager Certification. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and was a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus and a member of Davison’s Bishop Albers Council 4090 and the Ardon F. Dubie Fourth Degree Assembly 0523. At the age of 70, Gregory achieved a Black Belt in Karate.
Gregory is survived by his wife, Betty Young; 3 sons, Jeff Young, Matthew (Regina) Young and Mark Young; 2 step-children, Jim (Lesa) Krause and Melissa (Matt) Ehrmantraut; 2 grandchildren, Sydney Young and Andrew Young; 10 step-grandchildren, James, Nate, Brett, Kelsey, Alyssa, Matthew, Alex, Avery, Kaiya and Konrad; brother, Terry (Debbie) Young; many other loving family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles T. and Beatrice Young; step-son, Kris Krause and brother, Richard Young.