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Anthony Young, Jr.

Obituary of Anthony Young, Jr.

The Funeral Arrangements for Anthony Young, Jr. are as follows: Viewing: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Funeral: 12:00 PM Monday, July 13, 2020 Cotton Funeral Service 1025 Bergen Street Newark, New Jersey 07112 973-926-6400 Anthony Young Jr., also known as Coley, was born on October 20, 1982 in Newark NJ to the proud parents of Anthony Young Sr. and Gertrude Jackson Lewis. Anthony Jr. attended Clifford J. Scott in East Orange NJ where he played in the band with his love for the bass drum instrument. He then continued his education at Weequahic High in Newark NJ. From there he transferred and graduated from military school in Fort Dix NJ with honors. Anthony Jr. went on and pursued his career as a sanitation truck driver with a class A, CDL license. In 2019, Anthony Jr. received the most beautiful, precious gift, his daughter. Anthony Jr.’s smile left an imprint on many people that knew him (he was definitely a lady’s man…lol). He was always encouraging people to thrive towards their highest potential. He was passionate towards his nephews and nieces, teaching them all how to drive. He will be missed for his many jokes and his famous sweat-suits and Chuck Taylors. He is survived by his beautiful daughter Toni Alesha Young, father Anthony Young Sr., mother Gertrude Jackson Lewis, stepmother LaRonda Young, grandmother J. Ethel Newson, two sisters Tiesha Shelton and Telesha Jackson, four nephews Damon Barrett, Waymon Cook, Tawayne Cook, and Messiah Shelton, two nieces Dairana Jackson and Davana Shelton, god-brother Anthony Terrell Jackson Jr., two god-mothers Beatrice Hargrove and Emma Jean Belton and a host of uncles, aunts and cousins. Anthony Jr. is preceded by his grandmother Nellie Francis Jackson and two grandfathers Robert Jackson Sr. and Daniel Young.
Monday
13
July

Viewing

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday, July 13, 2020
Cotton Funeral Service
1025 Bergen Street
Newark, New Jersey, United States
(973) 926-6400
Monday
13
July

Funeral

12:00 pm
Monday, July 13, 2020
Cotton Funeral Service
1025 Bergen Street
Newark, New Jersey, United States
(973) 926-6400