FLORENCE — Rivers Eugene Young, age 78, of Florence passed away November 30, 2019 at North Alabama Medical Center. He was a retired firefighter for the City of Florence.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert Rivers Young and Mary Exine Jaynes Young; sister, Martha Nell Payne and husband, Frank; and brother, Johnny Mack Young.

Left to cherish his memory his wife of 52 years, Lynda Franklin Young; daughter, Gina Lynne White and husband, Blair; granddaughter, Cassidy Rivers Beavers and husband, Cade; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be today, Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 1-3 p.m. at Greenview Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 3 p.m. in Greenview Memorial Park with Walter Rayburn officiating.

The family extends a special thanks to the doctors, nurses and everyone in the Critical Care Unit of North Alabama Medical Center.

Donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

An online guest book may be signed at greenviewmemorial.com.