James “Jim” Johnson
Young, 78, Mt. Vernon, Ind., died Thursday, June 5, 2014, at White Oak
Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon.
He was born Jan.
12, 1936, in Michigan City, a son of Elmer and Virginia (Johnson) Young, who
preceded him in death.
On Sept. 23, 1959,
in Chesterton, he married Rochelle “Shelly” Ann (Cincoski), who survives in
He is also survived
by three children, Stacy Kehrer and husband Mike of Woodlawn, Tony Young and
wife Denise of Bonnie, and Rochelle Bond and husband James of Mt. Vernon; a
brother, Walt Young of Cottonwood, Ariz.; nine grandchildren, Darrell Kehrer,
Chad Kehrer and wife Erika, Adam Skortz and wife Arizona, Brittany Loman and
husband Shannon, Travis Bond, Cameron Young, Shane Bond, Quinton Kehrer and
Derek Kehrer; and eight great-grandchildren, Jacie Kehrer, Lane Kehrer,
Bennett Banks, Parker Loman, Avalynn Loman, Josyah, Addy and Kai.
He was preceded in
death by two brothers, George Young and Eddie Young.
James was a member
of the Salem Lutheran Church in Salem. He formerly attended the Faith
Lutheran Church in Mt. Vernon. He worked as an operator in the oil fields of
Hobbs, N.M., and southern Illinois. He was a loving husband, father,
grandfather, and uncle, and enjoyed spending time watching the St. Louis
Cardinals and the Woodlawn Cardinals.
Pastor Doug Meyer officiating, are scheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at
Faith Lutheran Church in Mt. Vernon. Military Honors will be conducted by
the American Legion Post 141 in Mt. Vernon.
scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the church.
Memorials may be
made to the James Young family payable to Shelly Young and will be accepted
at the funeral home.
information you may call Newell Funeral Home at 246-0100 or visit