Edward Young "Mr. Ed" age 87, of Ovid, MI, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at Hospice House of Shiawassee County.
Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Houghton Chapel, Ovid, MI, on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 1:00 P.M., with Pastor Tim Dickenson officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. and on Thursday from 11:00 A.M. until the time of funeral service at the funeral home.
Edward was born in Pontiac, MI on August 28, 1932, the son of George M. and Irene M. (Macomber) Young. Ed married Roberta Jean Badger on November 26, 1959, at the Grove Bible Church Parsonage.
Ed was a jack of all trades, master of none. He liked tinkering with his tractors and was a hobby farmer. Ed raced cars and watched NASCAR religiously every weekend. He took many trips to Atlanta to watch the races. Ed looked forward to drinking coffee and socializing at the Ovid Cafe "Old Mens Liars Club meeting" with his buddies every day at 11 and eating lunch with his niece, Cindy Fruchey, every Friday. He served his God and his Country through the United States Army; as well as his Family in his own way.
He is survived by wife Roberta Young, daughter Jacqueline and Dennis Hunt of Laingsburg, MI; son Mark and Kris Young of Ovid, MI; grandchildren: Chad Allen Hunt, Christopher Hunt, Cassondra and Kody Jones and Erin Young; and great-grandchildren: Karson and Kallie Jones. Ed is also survived by his brother Robert Young of FL and his sister Barbara Kieffer of Ovid, MI. Ed was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers: Melvin, Elmer, George, Floyd, Paul, Richard, and his sister Mary Rice.
Memorials may be made to Hospice House of Shiawassee County Owosso, MI. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid, MI.
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Hospice House of Shiawassee County
2005 East Copas Road, Owosso MI 48867