Saturday, January 28, 2017

Sympathy Saturday

Last week, my cousin, Pam, lost her husband. I never did find out what happened. Just that was fine one moment, and gone the next. Jim will be missed. I only saw him at family reunions, but he never failed to make me laugh!

James R. Young

James R. “Wetback” Young, 56, of Madams Creek passed away Friday, January 13, 2017 at his home following a sudden illness.

    Born November 25, 1960 at Presque Isle, Maine he was a son of Ople H. “Sarge” Young Jr. of Madams Creek and the late E. Marilyn Young.

    James was an U.S. Air Force Veteran and a former utility worker for Asplundh and Weatherby Guns. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, his dog, sports - Dallas Cowboys and NC Tarheels and NASCAR- Jeff Gordon.

    Besides his father those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Pamela A. Young at home; beloved dog, Bear; three siblings, Liz Young Huffman and husband Greg of Jumping Branch, Opie Young III and companion Kami Sisson of Pipestem and Robin Young Jeffries and husband Eric of Jumping Branch; two nephews, Justin Young and Austin Dunn; three nieces, Emy Young, Kara Via and Makaylah Jeffries; one great nephew, Carson Young; one great niece, Hadley Dunn and father and mother in law, Jack and Vivian Ashley of Hinton.

    Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 23, 2017 at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Burial will follow in the Lilly-Crews Cemetery at Nimitz. Friends may call from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. on Sunday at the funeral parlors.

    Pallbearers will be Bo Jeffries, Billy Kleintop, Pat Noble, Alan Harvey, Jackie Ratliff and Chip Johnson. Honorary pallbearers will be Justin Young, Austin Dunn and Lot Williams.

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.
Condolences may be sent to the family at

"Go rest high on that mountain,
    Son your work on earth is done,
  Go to Heaven a shoutin',
    Love for the Father, and the Son"

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