Jon P. Young, age 80, of Utica, passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
He was born July 25, 1938 in Utica, Ohio to the late Levi and Violet (Cannon) Young.
Jon proudly represented his country serving in The United States Navy on the USS Lexington CV-16, shortly after graduating from high school. He married his beloved wife, Dreama, on April 5, 1962 and together they started their family.
Jon was a very loving man, who lived life with passion and zest. He was an avid clock and watch collector. He enjoyed repairing clocks \ watches, refurbishing furniture, mushroom hunting and spending time with his family. Jon retired from Owens Corning Fiberglas.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Dreama D Young; three children, John W. (Carol) Young, Lisa (Salvatore) Rossignolo and Bernard “Lee” (Patti Griffin) Young; a sister, Bonnie Winegardner; thirteen grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his nephew, James “Bud” Reed; and a brother, Bernard Lee Young.
A private family memorial will be held at a later date.
Donations may be made in Jon's name in lieu of flowers, to the Licking County Humane Society, 825 Thornwood Drive SE, Heath, Ohio 43056 or to the Knox County Humane Society, 400 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
The Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the Young family with arrangements.
So sorry to about Jon's passing. He loved his wife and children unconditionally. He will be sadly missed. Sending prayers to the family in your time of loss.
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Jon, he was such a patient and compassionate man. We carry many fond memories of such a great family member. Our thoughts and prayers are with Dreama and the entire family.
My thoughts and prayers go out to all of The Young Family. I always enjoyed spending weekends with Lisa, and Dreama always giving Mr Jon the business and he just giggled and smiled. Much Love. Yvonne
I know it’s been a more than a few years, but I’ll never forget how kind Jon was. I’m so sorry for your loss. May his love remain in your hearts until you meet again.
Thanks for the fond memories of you taking slides at family events.We thank Jon for fixing our cuckoo clock and our watches.Our thoughts go out to Dreama and extended family. Thinking of you in the days that lie ahead. Love Donnie and Judy Warner