NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC - James Erskin Young, 88, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 at his home in North Myrtle Beach. There will be a celebration of his life on Saturday, Aug. 9, at the First Baptist Church of North Myrtle Beach, (200 Highway 17, Ocean Drive section). Visitation will be from 11 to 11:45 a.m., and the memorial service will begin at noon. Cremains will be interred at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Tabor City at 4 p.m.
He was the son of the late Benjamin Franklin Young and Mae Spivey Young of Tabor City, and was born in Florence. He was predeceased by a brother, William Franklin Young, also of Tabor City.
He was formerly employed with Burlington Industries before joining the United States Post Office in 1950, where he worked in the office for 22 years. Then, he served an additional seventeen years as a rural mail carrier. He was a current member of the First Baptist Church of North Myrtle Beach.
Surviving: his wife, Joyce, of the home; three children: Brenda Young Singletary of North Myrtle Beach, James Erskin Young, II “Jaey” (Pam) of Louisburg, and Martha Ann Young Gordon (Dan) of Ocean Isle Beach; and six grandchildren.
If you choose to make a donation, please consider The Kings’ Karpenters, c/o First Baptist Church, 200 Highway 17, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 or Mercy Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.
Arrangements are by Myrtle Beach Funeral Home and Crematory.