Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 24, 2012 12:08 pm EST


MARENGO — James M. Young, 91, of Marengo, died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at Bennington Glen Care Center in Marengo.

He was born Sept. 18, 1920, in Clendenin, W.Va., to the late Philip and Virginia (Hayes) Young. A 1938 graduate of Marengo High School, he married his childhood sweetheart, Martha Carsner. James served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WW II.

He is survived by his wife, Martha; son, Jim R. (Vickie) Young; daughter, Marsha (Jerry) White; grandchildren, Brad Young, Tracy (Jennifer) White, Jennifer (Ben) Catlett, Jill (Matt) Hunter; 11 great-grandchildren; and brother, Noel Young.

He was preceded in death by a sister and five brothers.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services will be held 11 a.m. Friday. Burial will follow in Marengo Cemetery.

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