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Jessie B. Young

May 13, 1936 — November 29, 2020

Mr. Jessie B. Young, age 84, of Paducah, Kentucky, died on, Sunday, November 29, 2020, at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center at Mercy Health in Paducah, Kentucky.

Mr. Young was born in Viper, Kentucky on May 13, 1936, to the late Milford Young and Lizzie (Addington) Young. Mr. Young was a retired U.S. Marine and a veteran of the Vietnam War. After his retirement Mr. Young was a long-time employee of Swift Roofing. He was a member of Memorial Baptist Church in Murray and attended Gospel Mission Tabernacle Church in Golconda, Illinois.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Young was preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen (Maguire) Young, who died on June 17, 2018; one son, Christopher Young; six brothers, Vollie Young, Howard Young, Wicks Young, Jasper Young, Bill Young, and Arsel Young; and by four sisters, Armelda Turner, Suda Hammonds, Faye Reynolds, and Lucy Stallard.

Mr. Young is survived by two daughters, Jennifer Green and husband Tim of Golconda, Illinois and Beverly Harvey and husband Tommy of Rincon, Georgia; one son, Michael Young and wife Sherry of Kansas City, Missouri; two sisters, Bertha Joseph of Viper, Kentucky and Gladys Abele of Fort Pierce, Florida; two brothers, Arthur Young of Beaver Dam, Kentucky and Arvil Young and wife Margie of London, Kentucky; nine grandchildren, Jessica Cheney of Greenville, South Carolina, Shannon Hunter and husband Derek of Kansas City, Missouri, Jesse Winchester of Murray, Kentucky, Jason Green of Murray, Kentucky, Emily Green of Eddyville, Kentucky, Savannah Young of Bluffton, South Carolina, Lucy Winchester of Starkville, Mississippi, Colin Young of Watkinsville, Georgia and Titus Green of Golconda, Illinois; as well as four great-grandchildren, Riley Cheney, Caden Cheney, Oliver Hunter and Rory Hunter.

A private family visitation and funeral service will be held due to the current pandemic and the restrictions that are currently in place. Mr. Young will be buried in the Murray Memorial Gardens with Military Honors.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Gospel Mission Tabernacle Church, PO Box815, Golconda, Illinois 62938.

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