Arthur Lee Young Jr.

ALBANY -- Arthur Lee "Woody" Young Jr., 63, of Albany died Friday, February 22, 2013 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at New Direction Christian Church, 1109 Centennial Avenue, at 11:00 A.M.

Interment will follow at Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Lee County. Apostle Izell Williams Jr. will officiate.

Arthur was the owner and operator of Young's Construction in Albany, Georgia for more than twenty-five years until his retirement in 2002.

He had a true passion for the brick masonry industry. He served on the Deacon's Ministry at New Direction Christian Church in Albany, Georgia.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 39 years, Frankie Fletcher Young, six children, Phyllis (Gregory) Mitchell, Jennifer Young-Collins, William Young, and Crystal Young all of Albany, Deborah (William) Reddick of Hampton, Virginia and Annie Bush of Leesburg, eight siblings, Roger Young of South Carolina, Elijah (Bridgett) Young, and Daniel Young of Orlando, Florida, Henry (Beverly) Mathis of Americus, GA; Ira (Mac Arthur) Heard of Leesburg, GA; Lula (Melvin) Hughley, Eva Young, and Casa Young of Orlando, FL; fourteen loving grandchildren, Gregory Jr.; Fredrick Jr.; Sedrick (Shakera), Malcolm , Bethany, Destiny, Keith Jr.; Jakiyah, Kiaberia, Jerveah, Trey, Jamerian, Summer, two great-Grandchildren, Samiya and Malcolm Jr., and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

The family will receive friends at 443 Ebony Lane. Please feel free to sign the guestbook by visiting our website at www.poteatfuneralhome.com

Poteat Funeral Home

Albany 229/436-3615