MERCER, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Rodney D. Young, 58, of Mercer, Pennsylvania passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021 in UPMC Hamot Erie, Pennsylvania due to complications from Covid-19.

He was born on February 3, 1963 in Sharon, Pennsylvania, son of Robert Young.

After high school, Rodney worked for Miller Industries as a welder.

Rodney enjoyed cutting trees and splitting wood. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially camping, ice fishing, hunting and sitting around the fire. He treasured time spent with his children and his four-legged friends, Katie #1 and Katie #2.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Young; daughter, Carrie (Josh) Weaver of Hermitage, Pennsylvania; son, Matt Young of Mercer; mother-in-law, Marlene Gilliland; sisters, Kathy, Reva and Vickie; sister-in-law, Sherry Funk; brothers-in-law, Ron (Carol) Haywood, David Haywood and Rick (Kelly) Haywood; many nieces and nephews and his granddogs, Dixie and Bella.

He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Young; brother, Rick Young; mother and father-in-law, Sam and Betty Haywood; father-in-law, Bo Gilliland; uncle, Jack and Paydon who raised him; brothers-in-law, Tim Haywood and Jim Funk; sister-in-law, Diane Koches and his dog, Chloe.

Per Rodney’s wishes, no services will be held.

Arrangements entrusted to Donaldson-Mohney Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Memorial contributions may be sent to the family in care of, Donaldson-Mohney Funeral Home, 124 W. Main Street, Sharpsville, PA 16150.

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