Herschel Young

Herschel Travis Young Sr.

Monday, May 15th, 1939 - Saturday, October 31st, 2020
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Staff Sergeant Herschel Travis Young Sr. was born on May 15, 1939 in Conyers, Rockdale County, Georgia to the late Johnnie Young and Nellie Mae (Sims) Young.

Educated in the Putnam County School District, he graduated from Butler Baker High School in Eatonton, Georgia in May 1958.

After high school, he served in the United States Army from May 1958 to March 1970, then went on to work for Marta from 1970 to 1998.

In 1975 Herschel met the love of his life, Kathy Brinson, and they united in marriage on April 28,1978. They were together for 45 years, and they spent 42 of those years happily married.

Herschel, affectionately known as “Pop”, had two loving sons, Herschel Travis Young Jr. and Kalley Denard Young.
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    Thursday, November 12th, 2020 |
    Thursday, November 12th, 2020
    Georgia National Cemetery
    1080 Veterans Cemetery Road
    Canton, Georgia 30114
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