Young, Erbie Griffin

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young_erbie_griffinErbie Griffin Young, 86, of Christiansburg, Va., passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2010. He was born January 6, 1924, to the late Charlie Henry and Myrtle Quesenberry Young. He was also preceded in death by sisters, Hattie Sullivan and Bernice Stiles; and brothers, Myles Young and Quintin Young.

He worked as a steel rigger primarily on the I81 corridor until his retirement. He loved gardening, woodworking, baseball, and rabbit hunting.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy Baker Young; children, Tony R. Young and wife Bonnie, and Nita M. Moye; grandchildren, Vicky Profit and husband, Steve, Joey L. Williams and wife, Jennifer, Amy Y. Helm and Lewis Keith Hambrick, and Regina Hazelrigg; great grandchildren, Kelsey Crawford, Reba Helm, Kaelyn Williams, Tyler Proffitt, Vivian Stamn, Joey lee Williams Jr., and Roy Stamn; brother, Dallas Young; brother-in-law, Willie Baker and Lloyd Stiles; special cousins, Don and Louise Young; special friend Steve St Clair; and many other family and friends.

The family will receive friends on Monday, July 12, 2010, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Horne Funeral Home with Pastor Ed Watkins officiating. Interment will follow in Den Hill Cemetery.

The Young family is being served by Horne Funeral Service & Crematory, Christiansburg, Va. Online condolences may be sent by visiting