He was born March 3, 1936, in Jackson Co., W.Va., a son of the late Arthur Young and Ozella Workman.
He was retired from the Wood County Board of Education and was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. He was a tree surgeon and enjoying working with trees.
He was a member of the Tri-County Worship Center of Rockport.
He is survived by his son Clayton G. Young (Jo Ann) of Mineral Wells; three brothers, Arthur Young Jr. (Frieda) of Vienna, W.Va., Delford Young (Opal) of West Union, W.Va., and Royal Hudson Jackson (Nancy) of Georgia; one sister, Regina Young of Salem, W.Va.; three sisters-in-law, Betty Campbell of New Martinsville, W.Va., Beverly Young of Irondale, Ohio and Patricia Young of Ravenswood, W.Va.; one grandson Wesley Clayton Young (Amanda) of Mineral Wells; three great-grandchildren, Abby Young, Cody Akins and Cady DeBarr; and his former wife and caregiver, R. Jean Young of Parkersburg.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Wendell Young, Falford Campbell, Opha Campbell, Raymond Young, and Rockford Dwight “Rocky” Young.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 25, at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike St., south Parkersburg with Pastor Everett Snyder officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, at the funeral home.
An online guestbook will be available to leave condolences for the family at www.lamberttatman.com.