Arnold H. Young

JAMAICA- Arnold H. Young, 69, died  Sunday, June 10, at the Vermont Veteran’s Home in Bennington. The son of Raymond P. Young Sr., and Lois S (Reynolds) Young, he was born in Brattleboro on July 20, 1948.
Mr. Young graduated from Leland & Gray Seminary. After graduating he entered the US Army where he served in the Vietnam War. Mr. Young worked for many years at Kearley Fuel in Jamaica,  and Intervale Condominium Association in Bondville, as well as providing caretaking services on the side. He was a member of the American Legion West River Valley Post 16 and a member of the West Townshend Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Mr. Young leaves his family, wife Donna Young, of Jamaica, and his former wife Judith Holden, of West Townshend, as well as children and grandchildren Lori and Tom Staib, of West Townshend, and their daughter Sarah Staib, of Arlington; Linda and Jerry Hescock, and their daughters Ashely, and  Kelsey, of Wardsboro; Julie and Randy Barrows, of Wardsboro, and their sons Nathan and Bryan; Marci and Ray Barrows, of Jamaica, and their son Chris; Kenny Chase and his friend Sherry Titus-Lawrence, of Jamaica. He leaves his brother, Peter Young, and sisters Judy Young and Connie Bentley, all of Wardsboro. Mr. Young was preceded in death by his parents Raymond Sr. and Lois Young, brothers Jerry, Ray Jr., and Robert Young; daughter Lisa Young Noble; and Perry Chase III.
Gifts in memory of Mr. Young  may be made to Vermont Veteran’s Home, 325 North Street, Bennington, VT 05201; Lisa’s Love Charitable Association, 1120 Windham Hill Road, West Townshend, VT 05359; or contact Elaine Beckwith, Community Food Pantry, 3923 RT 30 Jamaica, VT 05343. Funeral services will be graveside at a later date. To send the family personal condolences visit

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