Clifford Young, 81, passed away June 30, 2013 at his home outside of Jasper surrounded by his family.
Clifford Young, 81, passed away June 30, 2013 at his home outside of Jasper surrounded by his family. Clifford was born Jan. 1, 1932 in Jasper County to Herman and Florence Young.
Clifford was a lifetime Jasper resident, He worked for W.R. Grace for 34 years, he was a lifetime farmer, Clifford was a hard worker he cleared by hand the land on “The Ranch” where he enjoyed to spend time.
He loved to garden and share his garden harvest with family and friends, He liked to hunt and camp and travel. Clifford accepted the Lord at Mt. Moriah Church.
Clifford was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart Lois Wilson, their first date was at the Lamar fair. They were married on Feb. 10, 1952 at Mt Moriah Methodist Church. They were married 61 years. Clifford is survived by his wife Lois Young, three daughters Brenda Felts and husband Jim of Lamar, Mo., Linda Parker of Dighton, KS, and Lisa Overman and husband Scott of Columbus, Kan.. One son in law Bob Gastel. Two sisters Nadine MacNaughtion of Wilmington, OH and Geraldine Bunn of Jasper, Mo. Eight grandsons and six granddaughters and eight great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews. Clifford is preceded in death by his parents, one son David Young, September of 2012 and one daughter Carol Gastel February 2005, and one brother Charles Young.
Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday July 6, 2013 at the Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 6: p.m. to 7: p.m. Friday July 5, 2013 at the Ulmer Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Mitchell Cemetery.
Contributions can be made to the Carthage Shrine Burn Crew care of Ulmer Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.ulmerfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.