Mr. Young worked for many years as a building material salesman at DJ Inc., and WW Building Supply. He was a member of the V.F.W., in Brattleboro and American Legion Post 16 in Townshend. In addition he was a longtime member of the Wardsboro Methodist Church. Mr. Young enjoyed hunting and fishing and was also an avid reader.
Mr. Young leaves his wife, Nancy, of Wardsboro; son, Nolan L. Young and wife Andrea, of Barre; daughter, Carley R. Sanderson and husband Brud, of West Townshend; brother, Arnold Young, of Jamaica; sisters, Judith Young and Constance Bentley, both of Wardsboro; brother, Peter Young, of Wardsboro; and grandchildren, Clayton, Jarien, and Raena Sanderson.
Mr. Young was preceded in death by brothers Jerald and Robert Young.
Services with military honors will be private. Burial will take place in the South Wardsboro Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Vermont Veterans Home-Patient Activity Fund in care of Covey Allen & Shea Funeral Home, PO Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363.
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