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John Howard Young


John Howard Young, 81, of Glendale, passed away Monday, May 12, 2014, at Helmwood Health Care in Elizabethtown.

He was a truck driver for Coca Cola for 30 years and a farmer. He was a Korean War veteran and a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Artelia Raymer Young; a sister, Norene Gipson; and a brother, Hayward Young.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Young of Glendale; a son, Jeff (Sheila) Young of Mount Washington; two sisters, Lorene Edgar of Elizabethtown and Jeraldean Howard of Vine Grove; three grandchildren, Alex Young, Evan Young and Luke Young.

The funeral is at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, at Manakee Funeral Home in Sonora with the Revs. Nick Brown and Bruce Underhill officiating. Burial follows in White Mills Community Cemetery.

Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and continues from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Funeral Home

Manakee Funeral Home
29 W. Western Ave. Sonora, KY 42776
270-369-7444
Published in The News-Enterprise on May 13, 2014
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