James M. Young

September 18, 1920 ‒ January 19, 2012

Marengo, Ohio

James M. Young, age 91, longtime resident of Marengo passed away Thursday, January 19, 2012 at Bennington Glen Care Center in Marengo.

He was born on September 18, 1920 in Clendenin, W. V. to the late Philip and Virginia (Hayes) Young. A graduate of Marengo High School in 1938 and it was there where he met his childhood sweetheart; Martha Carsner. Soon after graduation, Martha became his beloved wife and companion of 71 years. After they were married Jim was called to duty and served in the US Army Air Corp during WW II. Following the war together they raised their family, built a home, business, and experienced the joys and trials of life as members of the Greatest Generation.

He owned and operated James Young Trucking until his son purchased the business, after which he continued to drive and fully retired at the age of 85. He logged endless miles and hauled countless loads for his loyal customers who more importantly were his friends.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife: Martha, son: Jim R. (Vickie) Young of Marengo, daughter: Marsha (Jerry) White of Westerville, grandchildren: Brad Young, Tracy (Jennifer) White, Jennifer (Ben) Catlett, Jill (Matt) Hunter, 11 great-grandchildren, and brother Noel Young of Marengo.

He was preceded in death by a sister and 5 brothers.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR’s 3 at 61, Sunbury, where services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday. Burial will follow in Marengo Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Morrow County, 228 South St., Mt. Gilead, Ohio 43338.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com