Linda Jean Young

August 01, 1952 ‒ January 15, 2016

Sunbury, Ohio

Linda Young, age 63 of Sunbury passed away Friday, January 15, 2016 at home following an extended illness.

She was born on August 1, 1952 in Athens to the late Richard Loper and Marna (Chesser) Burwell of Mt. Vernon. Linda worked as a home health aide and was a member of the Sunbury United Methodist Church.  She enjoyed camping and was an avid fan of Elvis and Conway Twitty.  She was friendly in nature, often out spoken and at times head strong.  She treasured time spent with her family and listening to the music of her favorite music artists.

In addition to her mother she is also survived by her husband of 31 years Bruce, children Dari (Herbie) Romero, Sean(Michelle) Johnson, Donovan (Michelle) Johnson, Michael (Angie) Young, Daniel (Brandi) Young, Tara, Bryan, Andrew Young, 13 grandchildren Kyle (Barb) Johnson, Jason and Jessica Romero, Taylor, Nathan, Katlynn , Tyler Johnson, Justin, Josh, Mariah Daye, Michael Spaulding, Gabrielle and Nathan Young, 4 great-grandchildren Adrienne, Kelsey, Emmalynn Johnson, Aleigha Daye., brothers Tom (Bonnie) Loper, Rick Burwell, Randy (Becky) Burwell, sister Beverly (Ed) Hartung.

She was also preceded in death by brother Jim Loper and step-father Clarence Daniel Burewell, sister-in-law Tina Burwell.

Memorial services will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Sunbury United Methodist Church, 100 Cherry St., Sunbury, Ohio 43074. Arrangements have been entrusted to DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Ohio Health Hospice or Sunbury United Methodist Church.

Condolences may be expressed at

  • So sorry for your loss. Linda was so sweet. She will be surely missed. Trust in God to get you through.

  • So sorry to hear about Linda’s passing. I met her at PJ’s Pizza several years ago. She was very kind to me and always made me smile. God be with you during this sad time and the days to come.

  • Thought and prayers to the family so sorry for your loss…..she will be missed. She has her wing at peace with the Lord.

  • Thought and prayers to the family so sorry for your loss…..she will be missed. She has her wings at peace with the Lord.

  • Linda was a great person with a very loving heart. Thoughts and prayers for the family. she will be missed

  • So sorry for your loss Sean! My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family at this time of sorrow. She is now your guardian angel and not suffering any longer. Bless you all!

  • So sorry for your loss, but thrilled she can dance again and stand before Jesus. We talked on the phone for hours, I loved her dearly. She loved you kids so very much!!!!

  • So very sorry for the loss of your Mom. She will be missed but will live on forever in the hearts of all who loved her.

  • Miss Linda spread them wings and fly my love! Please give laura a kiss from me and let her know i miss her so much! And may peace be with the family! Love to all! She will be missed by many but forever in our hearts!

  • Bruce, so sorry for your loss. Please know that we are thinking of you and send our prayers.
    Bill and Kathy McBride, Bryan,Tara,Dan and Andrew Young

  • So sorry for the loss of Linda. Lean on God, and he will help you get through this hard time. May she rest in peace!

  • So sorry for your loss guys. Everytime I hear Sunbury Linda I think of you and Laura Jean. Peace be with you Linda. Say hello to LLL for me. Vickie