National Corvette Restorers Society

Biography Tom Aaron-Young

Membership Number: 18072

Tommy R. Young, 74, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at Parkview Randallia Hospital. He was born in Wells County, IN, on August 10, 1946, the son of Frederick and Pauline (Martin) Young.

Tom was a 30 year member of NCRS.

He was a graduate of Elmhurst High School and received his Bachelors in Marketing from IPFW - Indiana University. Tommy also served in the United States Army from 1966-1968. Tommy married Constance M. Young on December 29, 1975.

He worked at International Harvester before starting his career in grain merchandising with Central Soya in Decatur and Cincinnati. He worked with Central States and then moved back to Fort Wayne to work for Paine Webber in their grain division. Tommy and Stan Ford opened up their own commodity office, Ford & Young Futures Inc., from which he retired due to health concerns.

Tommy believed the most precious thing in his life was his family and wonderful friends, whom he loved so much.  

He is survived by his wife of almost 45 years, Connie Young; son, Scott (Dawn) Shepherd; 4 grandchildren, Erik Shepherd, Cathi Shepherd, Jacqui Shepherd, Mark Shepherd; brother, Jerry (Marg) Young; sister, Joyce Denney; as well as his special fur buddy, Gunnar The Doble.

Per Tommy’s request Private Funeral Services will be held by his immediate family.

Memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors, through Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, Decatur, IN; Fairview Church of God, 5511 Yoder Rd, Yoder, IN 46798; St. Peter Lutheran Church, 648 N. LaFontaine St., Huntington, IN 46750.



Join Year: 1990

Deceased Date: 12-01-2020

Achieved Flight Judging Car Award(s):
1965 Corvette: Flight Judging Award (Top Flight) at INDIANAPOLIS IN (Chapter) in 1993
1958 Corvette: Flight Judging Award (Top Flight) at Valparasio IN Chapter Meet 2009 (Chapter) at 07-17-2009
1963 Corvette: Flight Judging Award (Top Flight) at Valparasio IN Chapter Meet 2009 (Chapter) at 07-17-2009
1964 Corvette: Flight Judging Award (Second Flight) at Indiana Chapter Fall Valpo Meet Porter County Fairgrounds (Chapter) at 08-12-2011
1960 Corvette: Flight Judging Award (Top Flight) at 2013 Chapter Meet (Chapter) at 08-09-2013
1964 Corvette: Flight Judging Award (Top Flight) at 2013 Chapter Meet (Chapter) at 08-09-2013
1967 Corvette: Flight Judging Award (Top Flight) at Indiana Fall 2014 Meet (Chapter) at 08-08-2014
1967 Corvette: Flight Judging Award (Second Flight) at NCRS Auburn, Indiana Regional (Regional) at 04-21-2016
1963 Corvette: Flight Judging Award (Top Flight) at NCRS Auburn, Indiana Regional (Regional) at 04-21-2016
1960 Corvette: Flight Judging Award (Top Flight) at NCRS Auburn, Indiana Regional (Regional) at 04-21-2016
1961 Corvette: Flight Judging Award (Top Flight) at 2017 Michigan Chapter Meet (Chapter) at 05-20-2017

Flight Judging Points: 3