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Robert “Bob” Justin Young, DVM

Robert "Bob" Justin Young, DVM


Robert “Bob” Justin Young, DVM, 91, of Sparta, IL; born on March 9, 1928 in Chicago, IL; passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2019 at the Randolph County Care Center in Sparta, IL.

Mr. Young was a Veterinarian in Sparta for most of his life and was very proud of his career.  He was a member of the Veterinarian Association.  Some of his hobbies were woodworking, gardening and rock polishing. Bob graduated from the University of Illinois and was an avid Cubs fan. Next to loving his wife and children, Bob loved his cat, Tiger.

Bob was a Veteran of the United States Army. He served his Country during the Korean War.

Bob was preceded in death by his Sister – Pat Young.

He is survived by his wife – Gloria, nee Hudson, Young whom he married in 1992 in Sparta, IL.  Four Children – Pam (Steve) Morganthaler of Chesterfield, MO; Brenda (Randy) Barber of Sparta, IL; John (Ruby) Hissong of Kansas City, MO; Janice (Glenn) Barks of Chesterfield, MO.  Ten Grandchildren.  Twenty-One Great Grandchildren. Many Nieces and Nephews.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Randolph County Humane Society.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

Military Honors will be conducted by the Illinois Army National Guard and the Sparta VFW Post #2698.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 11:00a.m.

Interment: Burial will be held at Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, IL.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements

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