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James David "JD" Young


1963 - 2015 Obituary Condolences Gallery
James David "JD" Young Obituary
James David "JD" Young, 52, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Saturday, December 5, 2015 at his home.
He was born May 22, 1963 in Blackfoot, Idaho the son of Melvin J. and Gayle Evelyn Tyler Young.
James graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1981.
On November 27, 1987 he married Yvette Lagunas in San Diego, California.
He worked for Basic American and then joined the Navy where he served for 6 years and in the Idaho National Guard for 3 years in Idaho Falls.
James worked as a welder for Spudnik for 16 years and also for Bechtel as an operator for the past 10 years.
He had a private sports pilot license and enjoyed flying Ultralight planes. He also enjoyed working on and building cars. (He loved to drive fast) He was the family mechanic. He enjoyed welding, computers (working on and building them), traveling, and spending time with his wife (best friend), Yvette. He loved his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Yvette of Blackfoot; brothers, Steven Young of Moreland and Layne (Connie) Young of West Jordan, Utah and sister-in-law, Sandy Young of Blackfoot.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Larry Young and grandparents, Veda and Nathan Young and Jewel Everett Tyler and Bathsheba Fletcher Tyler.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 12, 2015 at the Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave., Blackfoot, Idaho.
The family will meet with friends on Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Moreland Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com
Published in The Morning News on Dec. 11, 2015
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