Funeral services for Chester Young, 79, of Geneva, will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral home, 667 Mentor Ave. Painesville.
Friends and family will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral Home.
Chester passed away Feb. 21, 2014 at the Hospice Unit of Ashtabula County Medical Center in Ashtabula.
He was born February 7, 1935 in Solon .
Chester graduated from T.W. Harvey High School in 1955. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1959 and was in the Inactive Reserves until 1963. He was an aviation mechanic with the VA 95 Squadron aboard the Aircraft carrier Oriskany.
He was a member of the T.W. Harvey High school Alumni Assoc. Moose Lodge 490 in Painesville, Masonic Lodge 397 in Hartsgrove and AASR Valley of Cleveland.
He was an assembler for Triax Company in Euclid and was a driver for Laketran Dial a Ride service.
Chester enjoyed being with his family, and avid OSU and High School football fan, marching bands, county fairs and harness racing.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia (Kingsmill) Young, whom he married on November 21, 1959 in Painesville; daughter, Michelle (Tom) Bennett of Conneaut; sons, Tod (Barb) Young of Rock Creek; Thom (Fiancé Suzi) Young of Conneaut; grandchildren Billy "Joe " Goodman, Matthew Bennett, Madison Young, and Jacob Young.
He was preceded in death by his daughters, Annette Marie in 1967 and Jennifer Joy in 1976; parents Lloyd L. and Leta J (Alderman) Young; sister, Phyllis; brothers, William, Raymond, and Roderick.
Contributions may be made to a
Spear-Mulqueeny Funeral Homes
667 Mentor Ave. Painesville, OH 44077
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Feb. 22, 2014