Robert (Bob) Young: 1930 – 2019


    Robert (Bob) B. Young of Fort Myers Beach, Florida passed into the presence of his Lord on July 12, 2019.

    Bob was born on February 13, 1930 in Thorntown, Indiana to Charles Robert and Mary Louise Young. On January 15, 1954 he married Virginia Lee Alford.

    He served in the United States Air Force, then worked at Oldsmobile in the engineering department. He retired from Oldsmobile after 35 years.

    Active in his community, Bob played a pivotal role in the incorporation of Fort Myers Beach, Florida.

    Bob was a man of faith who dedicated his life to helping others. He knew God was always in control and put his trust in him. Bob lived a wonderful life of unique experiences, but his proudest accomplishment was his family. His wife of 65 years, his children, his grandchildren and great-grandchildren were his life and passion.

    Bob is survived by his wife, Virginia, children; Jill K. (Tim) Vandlen, Terri L. (Mike) Bortz; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

    Bob will also be remembered by his nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

    In lieu of flowers the family would prefer donations be made to Hope Hospice or Chapel by the Sea Presbyterian Church, Fort Myers Beach, Florida.