James R. Young, 83, Pine Village, passed away at his home on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013.
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James was born in Pine Village, on Feb. 26, 1930. He was the son of the late William Herschel Young and Vera P. (VanHoutin) Young Wright. James had lived most of his life in Pine Village, graduating from Pine Village High School in 1948.
James entered the Air Force in 1951 and served during the Korean War. At the time of his honorable discharge in 1955 he had attained the rank of Staff Sergeant.
James worked as an independent over-the-road truck driver.
He was a life member of the V.F.W. Post# 3318 of Attica. He had formerly enjoyed riding motorcycles.
James leaves behind a nephew, Edwin (Vicki) Young, Lafayette. A great-nephew, Jamey (Monica) Young, Lafayette; a great-niece, Krystal (Tom) Ragle, West Lafayette; four great great-nieces, Sally Young, Khloe Ragle, Josie Ragle and Leah Young; three step nieces, Rhonda (Leroy) Valentine, Rossville, Jan (Wally) Emrich, Reynolds and Karen Reynolds, Chalmers; several step great-nieces and great-nephews and step great great-nieces and great great-nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Danny W. Young.
Services were held at the Maus Funeral Home, Attica, on Oct. 20 with Rev. Mike Link officiating. Burial with military honors by the Air Force, American Legion and V.F.W. Posts was in the Pine Village Cemetery, Pine Village.
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Published in Review Republican from Oct. 25 to Nov. 24, 2013