Hobert Eldon “Hobe” Young, 74, former mayor of Oakland City
IN (200-2004) passed away on Thursday June 16, 2005 at Deaconess Hospital Evansville, IN.
He was born September 21,
1930 in Pike Co, IN to
Charles H. and Ethel (Copeland) Young.
He served as Oakland City
Councilman for 6 years, Gibson County Democrat Party Treasurer for 8 years and
Precinct Committeeman for 40 years.
He was retired from Enos Coal - Old Ben Coal .He also was a member of Blessed Sacrament
Catholic Church, U.M.W.A. local # 5179, Oakland City American Legion Post #
256, Oakland City Eagles Lodge # 4298 , Oakland City
Kiwanis where he is current President, Lifetime member of Princeton V.F W. Post
# 1147, Knights of Columbus # 1131, Korean Veterans Association (Lifetime
Member), Military Order of the Purple Heart (Lifetime Member) 25th infantry
Association, 29th Infantry Division, Disabled American Veterans Association
(Lifetime Member) Served in the Army during Korean War in the 27th Infantry
Regiment and 25th Infantry Division of “Wolfhounds.” He received the Bronze Star, Silver Star,
Purple Heart, and Korean Medal of Freedom,, and C.I.B.
his wife of 52 years, Dolly (Darlene) Schultz formerly of Rochester, Minn.; three daughters, Patty and husband Steve Clutter of
Lynnville, IN, Jackie and husband Michael Goldbach of
Princeton, IN and Sally Young of Evansville, IN; grandchildren, Seth and wife
Heather Clutter, Zeb Clutter and Fiancee
Jennifer DeWeese, Julie and husband Jim West, Jeff
and wife Robin Goldbach, Kealy
and husband Kit Turpin, Ferran Galbraith and Fiancee Aaron Mason, Alex and Erica Archer; great grandchildren,
Kolin and Kegan Clutter,
Ashley Clark, Lexi and Luke Goldbach,
Daley Mason, Jacy Turpin; brother, Lloyd Young of
Lynnville, IN; sisters, Grace Tetrick of Wesport, IN, Zella May Woolsey of
Oakland City, IN, Brenda McGillem of Petersburg, IN,
Earlene Saris of South Carolina.
His family was his life.
Funeral mass will be at Tuesday June 21,2005 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Fr. Bernie
Etienne officiating, burial in Williams Cemetery near Oakland City, IN.
Visitation will Monday June 20, 2005 from at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel. Wake service will be at Tuesday at the chapel.American Legion Post # 256 and V.F.W. Post #
1147 will conduct military graveside services.