He was born Jan. 14, 1929, at the family home in Meigs County, son of the late George Arthur and Freida Elizabeth Young. He was a farmer and technician, and was retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service.
He attended Chester United Methodist Church and was a member of the Ohio Farm Bureau and Meigs County Grange. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Surviving are his wife, Leota Krautter; daughters and sons-in-law: Sheri and Glen Dunbar and Nola and Barry O’Brien, and a son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Patty Young, all of Racine; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Marlin (Elva) Young, and a sister, Jean (Paul) Sayre.
Service will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009, at Ewing Funeral Home, Pomeroy, with Bill O’Brien officiating. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Burial will be at Pine Grove Cemetery.