Gerald W. Young
January 31, 1921 ‒ June 01, 2003
Gerald W. Young, 82, of 5527 Lime Road, Galion died Sunday, June 1, 2003 at home after a one year illness.
Born January 31, 1921 in Galion, he was the son of the late Wilbur Young and Mary Treisch Young.
He was a graduate of attended Galion High School and a member of Peace Lutheran Church, American Legion Scarbrough Post #243, Galion, VFW Post #4329 and the National Rifle Association.
He was a World War II U.S. Army Veteran and served in the European Theatre. He was discharged as a Sergeant from the 329th Quartermaster Company.
He retired from the Galion Post Office where he was a custodian and prior to that he worked at the former North Electric for 26 years.
Surviving are his wife Ruby B. West Young whom he married January 6, 1946, a daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Rex Eichelberger, a son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Flo Young, of Galion, six grandchildren, Kimberly Bercaw, Ryan Eichelberger, Chad Young, Matt Young, Lisa Roberts and Lori LaChance and
At Gerald’s and his family’s request, private calling hours and services were held Wednesday, June 4 followed by private graveside services at Shuck Cemetery in Johnsville
Arrangements were handled by Richardson-Davis Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the HomeCare Matters Hospice, P.O. Box 327, Galion, OH 44833.