Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Kenneth O. Young, Jr. (November 15, 2010)

Kenneth O. Young, Jr., 70, of Vandalia and formerly of Ansonia, passed away late Monday evening, November 15, 2010 at the Vandalia Park Nursing Home in Vandalia.

He was born July 10, 1940 in Lima, son of the late Kenneth O., Sr. and Mildred E. (Greene) Young. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly (Rose) Young on June 20, 1987; and a sister, Goldie Schaffer.

Kenny had owned and operated Horn's Appliances in Greenville for over 25 years and he was retired from BASF in Greenville. He was a veteran of the US Navy having served from 1958 to 1962.

He is survived by his son, Kenneth O. (Shannon) Young, III of Ansonia; grandchildren, Kayla, Madison and Kolton Young all of Ansonia; sisters, Jackie (Bill) Gardner of Tucson, AZ and Beryl (Henry) Hoggatt of Reading, MI; brothers, Larry (Jane) Young of New Weston, Terry (Marge) Young of Russia, George (Connie) Young of Ansonia, and Gary (Marie) Young of Union City, OH; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Saturday November 20 at 10:30 a.m. at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial with full military honors by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6-8 p.m.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com.