Merton G Young

August 16th, 1940 to January 28th, 2020

Merton George “Mert” Young, 79, of Fort Gratiot, died Tuesday, January 28, 2020.

He was born August 16, 1940 in Lexington, MI to the late George and Erma Young. He married Grace Davis on January 12, 1963 in Carsonville.

Mr. Young owned Young Signs on 11th Avenue in Port Huron for 30 years and kept an interest in the business after his retirement. He met some treasured friends along the way. Mert enjoyed spending time with his family and watching NASCAR Racing. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Grace; three sons, Dean, Corey (Trang), and Jeff (Connie) Young; daughter, Amy Young; six grandchildren, Justin, Brandon, and Alex Young, Kirsten (Isaac) Kish, and Jodie and Sydney Young; sister, Valerie See. He was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Young.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2020 in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. Reader Sheila Chaps of the Christian Science Church will officiate.

Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Port Huron.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Hospice or the family. To send condolences, visit

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