PAINESVILLE — Funeral Services for Chester Young, age 79, will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, at SPEAR-MULQUEENY FUNERAL HOME, 667 Mentor Ave., Painesville. Friends and family will be received from 6 to 9 p.m., Monday, at the Funeral Home.
Chester passed away Feb. 21, 2014, in the Hospice Unit of Ashtabula County Medical Center in Ashtabula.
He was born Feb. 7, 1935, in Solon, Ohio. Chester graduated from T.W. Harvey High School in 1955, served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1959 and was in the Inactive Reserves until 1963. He was an aviation mechanic with the VA 95 Squadron aboard the Aircraft carrier Oriskany
He was a member of the T.W. Harvey High School Alumni Assoc., Moose Lodge 490 in Painesville, Masonic Lodge 397 in Hartsgrove and AASR Valley of Cleveland.
He was an assembler for Triax Company in Euclid and was a driver for Laketran Diala Ride Service.
Chester enjoyed being with his family and was an avid OSU and High School football fan. He enjoyed marching bands, county fairs and harness racing.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia (Kingsmill) Young whom he married on Nov. 21, 1959, in Painesville; daughter, Michelle (Tom) Bennett of Conneaut; sons, Tod (Barb) Young of Rock Creek and Thom (Fiancé Suzi) Young of Conneaut; and grandchildren, Billy “Joe” Goodman, Matthew Bennett, Madison Young and Jacob Young.
He was preceded in death by his daughters, Annette Marie in 1967 and Jennifer Joy in 1976; parents, Lloyd L. and Leta J. (Alderman) Young; sister, Phyllis; and brothers, William, Raymond and Roderick.
Contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
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