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James A. Young

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James A. Young

James A. Young, 64, passed away Monday, June 2, 2014, at the Palo Alto Veteran's Hospital in Palo Alto. He was born June 8, 1949 in Salinas, where lived his entire life. James served his country in the U.S. Army.

James graduated from Alisal High School in 1968 and received his Associates degree from Hartnell College. A long time member of the Carpenter's union, James worked in construction all his life. He was also a member of the VFW Post No. 6849 and the American Legion Post No. 31 of Salinas. James was a cowboy, and avid fisherman and commercial fisherman, as well as an overall sportsman.

He is survived by his wife, Debbie Young; his sisters, Mary (Ken) McDaris, Phyllis (David) Tietz, and Helene Young. Also surviving is his mother-in-law, Marie Erdman; uncle, John Paul Dobbins; his two beloved dogs, Rita and De-Oh-Ge, along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and loving friends.

A Celebration of his life will be held Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Spreckels Veteran's Memorial Building in Spreckels.

Arrangements for his cremation are entrusted to the Healey Mortuary and Crematory, 405 N. Sanborn Road, Salinas, CA 93905;

Published in The Salinas Californian on June 7, 2014
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