He was born May 10, 1925 in Tiro, Ohio to the late Joseph and Gertrude (Wechter) Young. He was a member of the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in North Auburn, Ohio and the Knights of Columbus in New Washington. He was formerly employed at Plymouth Locomotive and was a farmer his entire life.
He is the loving father, grandfather and great grandfather of six children, Michael (Beth Teynor)Young of Bucyrus, Tom (Penny) Young of Tiro, Gary Young of New Washington, James (Roxann) Young of New Washington, Marlene (Rob) Keiser of Shelby, and Paul (Katrina) Young of Sunbury, OH; 10 grandchildren, Allison (Jay) Smith of Worthington, Matthew Young of Columbus, Dylan (Amber) Young of Grove City, Britain Young of Chicago, Hilary (Rod) Bowerman of Wadsworth, Scott (Christie) Shoup of New Washington, Mikaylah, Gabe, Lily and Nate Young of Sunbury; 7 great-grandchildren; Sister, Sr. Charlene Young of Tiffin and brother, Dr. Robert (Chris) Young of New Washington; nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Alice (Millenbaugh) Young in 2011; parents, Joseph and Gertrude Young; 2 sisters, Mary Angela Hook Horning and Dorothy Kreim; 2 brothers, Donald and Eldon Young.
Visitation will be Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in New Washington, Ohio. The funeral mass will be Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at the St. Bernard Catholic Church in New Washington with Fr. George Mahas officiating. Burial will be at a later date at the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Cemetery in North Auburn, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Bernard School. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.