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James Wells Young III


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James Wells Young III Obituary
James Wells Young, III passed from this life on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the age of 60.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Sweetwater Cemetery with Pastor Brian Brownlow officiating. Burial will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
James Wells Young, III was born on Nov. 21, 1954 in Sweetwater to J Wells and Louise Young, Jr. Wells was a guitarist and keyboardist extraordinaire. He traveled the country in several bands and made friends wherever he went. He was also a rancher, leaving a lasting impact on the Y5 Ranch as the third generation steward of the land.
Wells is survived by his daughter, Ashleigh Young and her husband Brett Oliphant; by his sister, Gay Ann Young; grandsons, Ashton, Noah and Jacob Stanford; and grandpuppies, Sookie, Lyla and Oscar. Other survivors include three nieces, Kearsie Wylie, Rebecca Day and Katie Young; and one nephew, Jason Young. Wells also leaves behind several cousins and countless friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Thomas Flack Young.
Family will receive friends from 6-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the funeral home.
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on Mar. 25, 2015
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