December 5, 1945 - January 30, 2021
Martin Connor Young, II (Marty) of Cochran, passed away on January 30, 2021 after a brief and sudden illness. He was 75 years old. Marty was born on December 5, 1945 in Montgomery, Alabama. He graduated from Auburn University where he was a proud alumnus and avid football fan. He served in the Alabama Air National Guard for 30 years and was the CFO of Everett Dykes Grassing Company in Cochran. Marty loved playing golf, hunting, and being outdoors. He had a passion for flying and earned his pilot's license at age 50. Since his retirement, you could often find him working on his beloved farm, playing golf at Uchee Trail Country Club, or relaxing with his family at the lake. He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin Wallace Young and Minnie Baker Young, step-mother Ruth Duke Young, sister Phyllis Young Cordell, grandson Cody Lamar Young, brother-in-law Ansel James Wheeler, Jr. and sister-in-law Cynthia Anne Wheeler. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Linda; daughter Amelia Callen Henretty (Chris) of Dunwoody; son Wallace Lamar (Brittney) of Cochran; four grandchildren, Mason Thomas Henretty, Mathew Martin Henretty, Maci Agnes Young, and BreAnna Lynn Maddox; sister-in-law Donna Wheeler Farrior (Jim) of Montgomery, AL, sister-in-law Mary Drue Wheeler of Dothan, AL, brother-in-law Dee Cordell of Gadsden, AL, step-brother Bill Duke (Maddie) of Atlanta, step-sister Allison Duke Mescha (John) of Miami, FL, and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. During these difficult times,in lieu of a traditional service, the family of Marty will welcome guests for a drive through memorial on Wednesday, February 3rd from 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM at their home 450 Jim Wimberly Road. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the family kindly asks that you remain in your car to maintain social distancing. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Macon or a charity of your choice. Fisher Funeral Home of Cochran has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Martin Connor Young, II (Marty) of Cochran, passed away on January 30, 2021 after a brief and sudden illness. He was 75 years old. Marty was born on December 5, 1945 in Montgomery, Alabama. He graduated from Auburn University where he was... View Obituary & Service Information
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