February 25, 1949 - May 3, 2020
Reverend Johhny James Young transitioned from this life to his eternal home on May 3, 2020 .He was born in Elizabethtown, NC on February 25, 1949. He has resided in Winston-Salem since 1967. Attending Winston Salem state university graduating with a bachelors in history. He completed his Masters of Divinity at Wake Forest University. During his life he obtained several degrees from Forsyth Technical College in Automotive, HVAC, Welding and Nortary. Meeting his beautiful wife Pansy Young of Winston-Salem at the Food Town where he was the Manager was a major highlight of his life. Love at first sight and the rest is history, they have been married for 51 years. He has 5 children (preceded him in death)Tara Young , Michael Young Sr. (Durham) Michelle Young(Winston-Salem) Karen Young Bonner (Anthony Bonner) Winston-Salem Brian Young (Stephanie Galloway-Young) Durham,NC he has 9 grandchildren and a host of spiritual children, nieces and nephews. Rev.Johnny Young served our country as Sgt in US. Army First Calvary Division, he served the City of Winston-Salem as a police officer and a Fire Fighter, after leaving the WSPD he owned Young's Lawn care. He received the call of Christ and became an ordained Minister at St. Peter’s World Outreach. Later he became a Chaplin for Forsyth Prison Ministry creating the LEGACY program that is still in operation to this day. Rev. Johnny Young was a member of Omega Psi Fraternity Psi Phi Chapter. Covenant Community Church, Adjunct Pastor at Mt. Tabor United Methodists , there he created a ministry for men, The Band of Brothers. Church, Presbyterian Pilgrimage Community, Professional Barbecue Pitmaster, KCBS , New Canaan Society, Mentor for young men at Ashley Elementary School and Mt. Tabor High School.Rev. Johnny Young was the founder of The Potter’s House Family Resource Center located in NE Winston-Salem. There he created Programs for the community that have a strong foundation in Christ and love. He believed that every child and family should have access to education, food , housing and clothing. Rev. Johnny Young will truly missed by his family and community.
Reverend Johhny James Young transitioned from this life to his eternal home on May 3, 2020 .He was born in Elizabethtown, NC on February 25, 1949. He has resided in Winston-Salem since 1967. Attending Winston Salem state university graduating... View Obituary & Service Information
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