John W. "Jack" Young was born in Tulsa, OK on March 29, 1923 to Earl and Ruth (Hagaman) Young. Jack passed away on Friday, December 6, 2013 in Tulsa at the age of 90. He graduated from Tulsa Central High School in 1940. After high school Jack served his country in the Army from 1942 to 1946.
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He married Grace Brannon on June 15, 1945 at Wheeling Avenue Christian Church in Tulsa, OK. Mr. Young attended the University of Tulsa. The Youngs were long time residents of Bartlesville where Jack was an accountant at Phillips Petroleum Company. He was a long time member of First Christian Church in Bartlesville and most recently Bethany Christian Church in Tulsa.
Jack was preceded in death by a son, Timothy John Young; his brother, Robert (Bob) Young and his parents. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Grace; his three daughters and sons-in law; Terri and Jim Warwick of St. Charles, MO; Peggy and Dennis Peterson of Bixby, OK and Ann and Randy Wilson of Edmond, OK; grandchildren; Jonathan and Tara Warwick of Edmond, OK; Christopher and Alison Warwick of St. Louis, MO; Eric and Marla Peterson of Jenks, OK; Adam Peterson of Tulsa, OK; Grant and Meaghan Wilson of Oklahoma City, OK; Andrew Warwick of Clemson, SC; Benjamen and Sarah Wilson of Midland, TX; Emily Peterson of New York City, NY; great grandchildren; Cain Longan and Grace Peterson of Jenks, OK; Hank and Abby Warwick of Edmond, OK; Trevor and Avery Warwick of St. Louis, MO.
If you choose, in lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the following charities: St. Francis Hospice, 6600 S. Yale Ave. Suite 350, Tulsa, OK 74136; Meals on Wheels, 12620 E. 31st St., Tulsa, OK 74146-2307; and Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma, 1304 N. Kenosha Blvd, Tulsa, OK 74106.
Jack will always be remembered by his kind, gentle heart and his ready smile.
Graveside service 10:00 A.M. Friday, December 13, 2013 in Memorial Park Cemetery Bartlesville, OK. Memorial service will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday, December 22, 2013, Coterie Theater at Montereau Retirement Community.
Ninde Brookside Chapel 918-742-5556. www.ninde.com.
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Dec. 10, 2013 to Jan. 9, 2014