Brent David Younts

Published 3:10 pm Monday, November 6, 2023

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Brent David Younts on the morning of Nov. 3, 2023 after nearly a year long battle with Glioblastoma.

Brent was born in Winston Salem, NC on May 31, 1969 to Elizabeth Ann Younts and Richard Lee Younts. Brent attended Davie County High School where he played baseball and basketball. After high school Brent attended Forsyth Tech Community College and graduated with his associate’s degree in electromechanical engineering technology.

Brent spent his life enjoying time with friends and family. Brent enjoyed the outdoors and spending time at Topsail Beach, NC and Smith Mountain Lake, VA. Brent enjoyed sports and rooted for the North Carolina Tarheels, Dallas Cowboys, and Atlanta Braves. Brent also enjoyed fishing and playing golf in his free time.

Brent also was an avid Christian and was involved in church for all of his life. Brent went on multiple mission trips throughout his adult life, both in the United States and internationally.  Brent was an incredibly social person and enjoyed meeting new people. He also spent a lot of time coaching multiple  sports teams for his children.

Brent worked in various industries, most recently as project manager at Volvo Trucks in Dublin, VA where he has worked for the last 10 years. He thoroughly enjoyed his time at Volvo and often spoke highly of his coworkers.

Brent was survived by: his parents, Richard and Ann Younts; Julie Younts (wife); Jessica Younts (daughter); Jacob Younts (son); Julia Younts (daughter-in-law); Ricky Younts (brother); Bailey Younts (nephew); and Dillon Younts (nephew).

The family will host two services: the first will a funeral service at Fork Baptist Church, 3140 US 64 E., Mocksville on Nov. 11 at  2 p.m. The second will be a celebration of life with a meal at Phoebe Needles Center in Callaway, VA, 732 Turners Creek Rd., on Nov. 18 at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made to the Lottie Moon Offering. Brent thoroughly enjoyed his time as a missionary with various churches and the Lottie Moon donates 100 percent of proceeds to continue the missionary journey.