Carl R. “Doc” Young died July 23, 2011, at home. Doc was a Past Master of Charleston Lodge #153 where he coached many brethren in the catechisms and ritual. He was a Past High Priest of Tyrian Chapter #13 and a Past Commander of Kanawha Commandery #4. He was also the Deputy Inspector General for the Grand Commandery Knights Templar of West Virginia. He was serving his second year as Puissant Sovereign of West Virginia Conclave, Red Cross of Constantine. He received the Order of the Purple Cross in the York Rite Sovereign College of North America in 2010 in Pittsburgh, PA. He was Past President of the Past Master’s Club of Beni Kedem Shrine.
Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1401 Washington Street, West, Charleston, WV.
Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at Emmanuel Baptist Church by Rev. Ron Stoner. Masonic graveside rites will be performed by Charleston Lodge #153 at Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, 5233 Rocky Fork Road, Cross Lanes, WV.
In lieu of flowers the family is asking that donations be made to Charleston Lodge #153, 107 Hale Street, Charleston, WV, 25301, in memory of Doc.
Cunningham, Parker and Johnson Funeral Home, 1325 Washington Street, West, Charleston, WV, is serving the family.