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James Ramsey Young


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James Ramsey Young Obituary
January 11, 1939 - September 11, 2017 James "Jim" Ramsey Young, 78, passed away September 11th, 2017 at Vista Gardens Memory Care in Vista, Ca. Born in Grand Junction, Colorado, he was the son of William Ralph Young and Lorna Garnett Goetze. He grew up in Gardena, Ca and graduated from Gardena High School. He served in the Army National Guard from Jan. 1957-Feb. 1965. He married his first wife, Marlyn Kay Bills, the mother of his three boys. He started his career as a rod man on a survey crew with the Southern Pacific Railroad and ended his successful railroad career as a project engineer. Throughout his life, Jim enjoyed raising his kids, coaching sports, camping, boating, fishing, and motorcycles in the desert. In his later years, Jim enjoyed relaxing and reading. He certainly enjoyed a few beers or drinks. He will be remembered for his great and dry sense of humor and his warm smile. He is survived by his son William S. Young and wife Debbie Young, son John R. Young and wife Angela Young, step daughters - Janelle Stanley and Danielle Salmon, grandchildren - Scott A. Young, John M. Young, Jared P. Young, step grandchildren - Eric Stanley, Sarah Stanley, Skye L. Dannenhold, Hayden M. Dannenhold, and Riley M. Dannenhold, and great-grandchildren - Ellawyn Young and Finnegan Young. He is predeceased by his second wife, Janice Young, of 31 years, brother John E. Young, son Michael S. Young, and grandson Sean Young. Jim Young was a loving father and husband, a great friend, and will be greatly missed by many. The memorial services will be held Sunday September 24th, 2017 - 2pm at Calvary Chapel - San Juan Capistrano - 31612 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Sept. 16 to Sept. 17, 2017
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