Gregg Young passed away Jan. 12, 2017, from complications following back surgery. He was born to Mary Berniece (Roberts) and John James “Jack” Young Jan. 4, 1960. He is the cherished husband of Nancy Alexander Young for 32 years, beloved father to Jessica Lynn and James Alexander “Jay” and also loved by other close family and many wonderful friends.

Young spent 25 years of his career supporting the HVACR industry while being employed by the ALCO Controls Div., Emerson and Nidec Motor Corp. (formerly Emerson Motor Co). He held various positions including product management, field sales, and training and marketing, where he worked closely with HVACR wholesalers. Young had a bachelor’s degree in ceramic engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla and a master’s degree in business from Washington University St. Louis. A member of Kirk of the Hills Presbyterian Church, he was best known for his inquisitive nature, sense of humor, his servant's heart and love of Jesus to all who knew him.

A Celebration of Life Service took place Jan. 17, 2017, in Ballwin, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Heart Association. Friends may sign the family's online guestbook at