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David E. Young

d. January 31, 2018


Monday, February 5, 2018 from 11 a.m. until service time at Waters Funeral Home, Vandalia.


Monday, February 5, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Home
Officiating: Pastor Jamie Franke.
Selected favorite songs.
Interment: the Fairview Cemetery with full military honors.
Pallbearers: Clinton Lamberson, Gerald Mosley, Robbie Emmons, Tim Perkins, Joe Barkwell, Nathanial Paul, Desari Tremaine and Neal Anderson.

David Eugene Young passed away at 8:50 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at the Boone Hospital Center in Columbia. He grew up in the St. Louis area and was a 1959 Riverview Gardens High School graduate. For several years he worked in the area as a contract painter. From 1971 until 1983 he worked as a press operator at CE Refractories. He then worked as a machinist at factories in Montgomery City and Louisiana. David then began working at A. B. Chance/Hubbell in Centralia as a machinist until retiring in April 2010. He was a Christian by faith and enjoyed his hobbies of fishing, hunting, mushroom hunting, gardening and vacationing with the grandchildren. David was an officer and on the Executive Board of IUECWA Local 86821.

Born: July 23, 1941 in Annada, Missouri, the son of James Buford and Clara Marie (Couch) Young.

Married: Delores Ileen Lamberson on April 27, 1966 in Hannibal; she survives.

Survivors include: wife, Delores of Farber; three sons: Michael and wife, Jennifer Young of Vandalia; Matthew and wife Natasha Young of Sturgeon; Steven and wife, Kaleena Young of Raytown; one daughter, Michelle Young of Farber; two sisters: Donna Young of LaMesa, California; Debra Taylor of Ashburn, Missouri; five grandchildren: Jade Young, Harley Young, Anastasia Young, Abbygail Young and Kayden Young.

Preceded in death by: parents.

Memorials are encouraged to the SSM Kidney Dialysis Center in Mexico.

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