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Phil Young


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Phil Young Obituary
Phil Young, 88, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family at Light House Assisted Living under the care of Hospice. The cause of death was complications from a stroke.
He was born on Feb. 22, 1929, in Helper, Utah, to Riley Lee Young and Roena Inez Johnson. He attended school in Price, Utah, and graduated from North Emery High School in Huntington, Utah. He married Iva Lou Dives on July 14, 1950, in Malad, Idaho. 
They moved to Riverton near Blackfoot to farm and then moved into Blackfoot where he has lived since. He worked in Real Estate most of his working years. He was a member of the LDS Church and had several callings including Elder's Quorum President, Sunday School President, and Ward Clerk for several years, in addition to other callings.
A special thanks to the loving care of the staffs at Light House Assisted Living, Bingham Memorial Extended Care and Rehab and Blackfoot Home Health and Hospice.
He is survived by his wife, sons Dennis (Carolene) Young of Homedale and Brent (Cindy) Young of Burley; daughters Christine Neihart of Blackfoot, Julie (Rich) Woodfin of Blackfoot, Debra (Martin) Dixon of Montpelier, and Sandee Young of Blackfoot; 17 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother Robert Young (Shelley, Idaho) and four sisters Donnie Powell (Murray, Utah), Sheilla Kravet (Murray, Utah), Nancy Sevy (Salt Lake City), and Sherry Marie Gillinspie (Florida). 
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, four sisters, a daughter (Cynthia Schramm) and a grandson (Jason Young).
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 S. Shilling Ave.,
The family will meet with friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, June 16, 2017 and for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Malad Cemetery at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com
Published in The Morning News on June 17, 2017
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