RYE — Henry Eugene Young, age 74, of Rye, Ark. died Saturday December 14, at his home. He was born September 4, 1939 in Rye, Ark. a son of the late James Samuel “Jim” Young and Willie Hazel Ashcraft Young. Henry was a retired electrical engineer for L.T.V. Corporation helping N.A.S.A. send man to the moon. He traveled extensively with his job and returned home in the late 1970’s to help care for his parents. He was a member of Enon Missionary Baptist Church and the widower of Lillie Kimbrell Young who died September 17, 1983. Also, preceding him in death were brothers Floyd Dale Young, James Owen Young, Clay Maxwell Young, Aubrey Young; a sister Mary Elizabeth Adams; and nieces Cindy Adams Carter and Melanie Ann Young.
Survivors are two brothers J. Murray Young and Willie Jordan Young both of Rye, Ark.; one sister Katie Sue Reep of Warren, Ark.
Funeral services 1:30 p.m. Tuesday December 17, at Frazer’s Chapel. Burial is in Union Cemetery at Rye, Ark. by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday December 16, at Frazer’s. Memorials preferred Union Cemetery Association. Online guest register www.frazerfuneralhome.com