Robert V. Young, 79, of Harrington, died Sunday, Jan. 25,2009.

    Friends of the late Robert V. Young, 79, of Harrington, may call on the family beginning at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at the McKnatt, Carpenter and Baker Funeral Home, 50 Commerce St., Harrington, where services will be held at noon.

    Mr. Young died Sunday, Jan. 25,2009, at the Silver Lake Center, Dover.

    Born in Bradford, Pa., he was the son of Vernon Young and Genevieve Lowerman Rich.

    Mr. Young was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and later worked as a truck driver, retiring in 1985.

    He enjoyed watching NASCAR and football.

    In addition to his parents, Mr. Young was preceded in death by his wife, Lucy Hubbard Young, who died in 1987; and his sister, Margaret Lydick, who died in 2001.

    Mr. Young is survived by three nieces, Sharon Schweinberg and her husband Peter, of Lewis Run, Pa.; Barbara Snively of Apex, N.C. and Lesa Phillips and her husband Larry, of Albuquerque, N.M.; two nephews, Harold “Rusty” Peabody of Harrington, and Robert Lydick of Knoxville, Tenn.

    Interment will be in Hollywood Cemetery, east of Harrington.