Ronnie Lee Young, 67, passed from this life on Friday, May 28, 2021, at his residence in Hoxie.

He was born Aug. 15, 1953, in Pocahontas, to Harold and Minerva Smith Young. Ronnie farmed during his life and attended the Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ in Hoxie.

Ronnie was preceded in death by his father, Harold Young.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy Young, of Hoxie; his mother, Minerva Young of Walnut Ridge; a son, Ronnie Allen Young of Jonesboro; brothers, James Young (Joyce) of Fort Scott, Kan., and Darrell Young of Walnut Ridge; his sister, Glenda Carrithers (Carl) of Pocahontas; and many nieces, nephews, and other family members.

A graveside service for Ronnie was held Tuesday, June 1, at 10 a.m. in Whittaker Cemetery near Egypt with Ray Meeker officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Cox Funeral Home in Walnut Ridge.

Honored to serve as pallbearers were Darrell Young and Carl Carrithers.

An online guestbook is available at

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