Ronald Young, Wal-Mart manager

By on July 6, 2011

Ronald C. Young, 53, of Brownstown, passed away Monday, June 27, 2011 at his residence.

Ronald was employed as the store manager of the Lebanon Wal-Mart. He was also a research historian and author on the American Civil War. He was the author of the books "Lancaster County Civil War Sites Revisited," "Lancaster, Pennsylvania, In The Civil War" and "Thomas Welsh In The Mexican War."

Ronald was a member of Masonic Lodge #43 F&AM in Lancaster and the Lancaster Historical Society. He was a Cub Scout Pack leader, Little League Baseball coach and an avid sports fan, especially of Philly teams. He was the companion of Cheryl L. Spohn.

In addition to his companion he is survived by a son: Joshua L. Young; stepson: Brett, husband of Erin Spohn; stepdaughter: Christina Spohn; and two stepgrandchildren. Also surviving are his mother: Dolores Young; sister: Cathy, wife of James Sheehan; brother: Carl Young; and one niece and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his father: Arnold R. Young.

Funeral services were held July 1 at Paul L. Gravenor Home For Funerals with the Rev. David Hinkley officiating. Final care was private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, consider memorial donations to the Joshua L. Young Fund, which can be made at any Sovereign Bank location.

To offer condolences to the family, visit gravenorhomeforfunerals.com.

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