James Ernest Young, 79, of Johnson City, passed away Monday, December 30, 2013, in the Johnson City Medical Center.
Mr. Young was a native of Flint, Michigan, and a son of the late Robert and Bertha Weger Young.
James earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Indiana University.
He served in the U.S. Army for four years and was stationed in Hawaii.
He was a member of Watauga Avenue Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include: his wife, Elaine Mitchell Young; four daughters, Terry Young, Lisa Young, Chris Leach, and Leanne Haeffner; two sons, James Young and Scott Chehutski; seven grandchildren, Douglas Key, James and Jacob Young, Joslyn Gower, Jonelle and Justin Leach and Aubrey Haeffner; two great grandchildren, Christian and Caleb Gower; and two brothers, William “Bill” Young and Robert “Bob” Young.
A memorial service is scheduled for 4 PM on Friday, January 3, 2014, at Watauga Avenue Presbyterian Church in Johnson City. Reverend George Rolling will officiate.
Memories and condolences may be sent to the Young family via www.morrisbaker.com.
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Young family. (423) 282-1521