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Robert Young, 72, of Washington, passed away Tuesday at Daviess Community Hospital. He was born Nov. 29, 1944, in Odon, to Johnny and Chloe (Wininger) Young-Merilla. He attended school in Odon. He was a security guard. Robert enjoyed watching TV, reading, and feeding ducks.
Robert is survived by his daughter, Nancy Mandabach; sons Robert Young Jr. and Michael Young; grandchildren Nikki Mandabach, Amber Mandabach; great-grandchildren Macy Clark, Olivia Clark, Kayden Christenberry, Dalyn Christenberry, Joshua Christenberry; siblings Brenda Surencamp, Kevin Merilla, Cathy Merilla, Scott Merilla, Richard Merilla, Frank Merilla and Mark Merilla; and several nieces and nephews.
Robert is preceded in death by his infant daughter, Susan Young; brothers Paul Merilla and Donald Young; and his parents.
There will be a private memorial for the family Sunday. Online condolences may be made at www.gillsince1872.com.
Published on January 25, 2017
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