Jim Young (73 - )

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Jim Young, 73, passed away Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, at his home in Casey County.

Born March 30, 1943 in Smith County, Tennessee, he was the son of the late William Carson Young and Alva Lancaster Young. He was an engineer for British Petroleum Oil and a farmer. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Jim graduated from Gordonsville High School in Tennessee; he had a Bachelors of Science from Tennessee Tech and a Masters in Business from Syracuse University. Jim was a devoted husband and loving father and grandfather. He loved working on his ranch with his horses and cattle. Jim was a generous friend and active in the community. He was dearly loved and will be sorely missed.

Survivors include two sons, James DuBois (Renee) Young of Columbus, Ohio, and John David Young (Gretchen Hunt) of Louisville; four grandchildren, David, Wilson, Jane and Katherine; and a brother, Jere Young of Tennessee.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jane DuBois Young, who died May 17, 1988; and two brothers, Tommy and Bill Young.

A graveside services is at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at Cookeville Cemetery in Tennessee. Burial follows service.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home in Liberty.

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. A guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.

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Published in The Casey County News on Sept. 7, 2016