Robert Allen Young
Robert Allen Young, know by Bob to family and friends, passed away unexpectedly on April 7th, 2021 at the age of 61 years. Born June 13th, 1959, in Gardner Kansas, Bob was a lifelong resident of Miami County with most of his years spent in Paola.
Bob is survived by two brothers, Mike Young and Perry Young; a sister, Debbie Windler (Loren), all of Paola, two daughters, Crissanne Badders (Brian), Shila Thomas ( Roland), 5 grandchildren, and numerous other loved ones including family members, and friends. He is preceded in death by his mother, Kay Young, and father, Francis Young.
Bob was proud to be a member of the Paola High School graduating class of 1977. After graduation, Bob worked many years at Haven Steel in Ottawa, Ks before his 30+ years at NAPA Auto Parts in Paola where he became an icon and was still employed until his passing.
Bob enjoyed online gaming as well as family game night, where he proved to be very competitive. He loved spending time with family, friends and looked forward to family gatherings.
A graveside service will be held at 10 am on Saturday, April 24th at the Paola Cemetery. An open house celebration of life for Bob will be held for family and friends from 11 am – 2 pm at the Ocheltree Baptist Church located at 20680 W. 199th Street, Spring Hill, Ks. (Just north of Spring Hill) Also a reminder to social distance and be safe.