James Allen Young


James A. "Youngin" Young, 69, of Shelbyville, IL passed away at 8:48 p.m. Thursday, July 4, 2019 in HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital, Shelbyville, IL.
Private family graveside services will be held in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville with Gary Duckett officiating and military rites by the Shelby County Honor Guard. Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to the Shelby County Honor Guard.
Jim was born on May 10, 1950 in Shelbyville, IL, the son of James Nelson and Virginia Maxine (Smith) Young. He attended Shelbyville High School and was a member of the Class of 1968. Jim was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in Germany during the Vietnam War. He previously was an over the road truck driver for Swift. Jim was a member of Roy Vanderpool American Legion Post #81 and A.B.A.T.E. both in Shelbyville. He enjoyed watching old westerns, riding his motorcycle, shooting pool and playing cards.
He is survived by his daughter, Heather (Drew) Fox of Shelbyville, IL; sons, Heath (Courtney) Young of Shelbyville, IL and Aaron (Tiara) Young of Olney, IL; sisters, Linda (Cliff) Williamson and Julie (Ralph) Bly both of Shelbyville, IL; and seven grandchildren, Braden Young, Zeke Fox, Alivia Young, Kaz Fox, Savannah Young, Roz Young and Kolsyn Young.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and infant sister, Debbie Young.
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Published on July 8, 2019
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3 posts

Carol Haycraft Rick Smith
Jul 12, 2019
GOD SPEED YOUNGIN....you will truly be missed....
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. 😪😍
Angela Eubank
Jul 11, 2019
So sorry to hear of your passing Youngn. Heath, Heather and Aaron.. Hope you all know how sorry I am for your loss. He was a great man and would do anything for anyone. Prayers for you all!
Jeremy & Brooke Key
Jul 10, 2019
Jim you will be missed and never forgotten. Love ...The Key's