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Marcus Young

Marcus Young of Longs was born on Nov. 2, 1940, in Warren County, Kentucky.  He went to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, while resting at home.  He was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in August.  He was an amazing, kind, thankful, loving and spiritual man and continued to be until his last breath. 

He graduated from Valley High School in 1958 and served in the United States Air Force from 1958-1962.  He graduated from Draughon’s Business College, where he met Judy, in 1963.  He worked for C. Lee Cook from 1963-2005, where he retired as a data processing manager.  He was a very active member at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church in Little River and a member and a deacon at Parkland Baptist Church in Kentucky.  He was a Gideon from 2006.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Young; daughters, Robin Bickel (Mike) and Kim Young; granddaughters, Shelby MacNaughton (Bobby) and Meagan Bickel; great-grandson, Jackson MacNaughton; his sister, Jonell Cooke; and lots of nephews and nieces.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Belmer Young Sr. and Eva Young Edgar; and siblings, Ernest Belmer Young Jr., Bobby Neal Young, Billie Jean Young and Maurice Young. 

There will be a service in celebration of his life on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church at 1260 Hwy. 57 in Little River.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his honor to Gideons International at www.sendtheword.org.

A guest book is available at www.leefhandcrematory.com.

 Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach is serving the family.

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