Obituary for Carolyn Young (Fleshman)
Carolyn Fleshman Young was born in Covington, VA on October 24, 1939 to the late Melvin M. and Helen Tingler Fleshman. Carolyn passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016 at her home in Salem with her devoted husband of 58 years by her side. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by one sister Delores F. Hamden. She is survived by her loving husband, Guy E. Young; sons, Chris and Scott Young (wife, Lynn) all of Roanoke, VA; one brother, Melvin “Bill” Fleshman of Chesterfield, VA; half-sister, Kim Hensley of Covington, VA; a number of nieces and nephews; and a special sister-in-law, Millie Young of Clarksburg, WV. Carolyn enjoyed taking courses at Roanoke College, bowling and her friends at Salem Fitness Center. Her life as loving wife and mother was devoted to her family. She enjoyed spending time on their family farm in West Virginia where she was known as “The Foreman”. The family sends a sincere thanks to Dr. Mark Kochenderter and Dr. John Rogers and JoLee, NP of Blue Ridge Cancer Center and to all their fine nurses and staff and to Regina, Lisa G., Kathy and Amy of Carilion Clinic Hospice. Her request to be cremated was honored. All services are private. Condolences to the family can be sent to www.johnmoakey.com.