Robert Henry Young, 67 – late of Raymond, N.H., formerly of Marblehead, entered into rest on December 11, 2018. Beloved husband of Diane (Gilman) Young. Devoted father of Adam Young and Jeremy Young and his wife Rachel. The loving brother of the late Marlene Young. Dear son of the late George and Shirley (Osman) Young.
Rob grew up in Marblehead and attended New Preparatory High School in Cambridge. He then graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology with an associate’s degree in aircraft maintenance. He worked briefly as an automotive mechanic until he opened his own business, Door Services, which he owned and operated for over thirty years.
Rob was an avid drag racer and was vice president of the Orientals Hot Rod Club. His second home was New England Dragway in Epping, N.H., where he raced for many years, starting as a teenager.
He and Diane were married for 45 years and enjoyed being with family and friends.
A funeral service for Robert was held on December 13 at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, Salem, with interment at Sons of Jacob Cemetery, Danvers. Shiva will be held at the home of Diane Young, on Friday, December 14 from 12-4 p.m., and Sunday, December 16 from 2-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in his memory to the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
For more information or to register in the online guestbook, visit www.stanetskyhymansonsalem.com.