Moton G. Young, Jr., 88, of Carlisle, AR went to be with our Lord on March 26, 2023. He was born on July 27, 1934, to Josephine and Moton Young.
Gaines, the most loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother is survived by his wife of 66 years, Sue; Son Greg (Michelle, Charl); Daughter Mary Charl Korita (Eric, Parker, Lawson, Caroline); and Sister, Janet Collier.
Gaines graduated from Carlisle High School in 1952, and attended Henderson State University for two years before he went to serve his country in Germany. While attending HSU, he met the love of his life, Sue Etchieson, of Arkadelphia. Immediately upon his return from Germany, Gaines and Sue were wed, and Gaines enrolled in the University of Arkansas where he graduated with a degree in General Business.
Gaines worked for twenty-five years in the retail business and for twenty-five years in banking. He retired from Bank Corp South in Carlisle where he worked as a Trust Officer.
Throughout his life he enjoyed spending time on the farm and supporting his grandchildren in their many activities.
He sang in the Carlisle United Methodist Church choir for 75 years. He served as an active member of the Lions Club, the Carlisle Airport Commission and was a past President of the Arkansas Furniture Association and the Boys Scouts Quapaw Council.
The visitation and funeral service will be held at the Carlisle United Methodist Church Family Life Center/Sanctuary on Wednesday, at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Carlisle United Methodist Church and the Carlisle Lions Club.