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Edward Jack Young

November 3, 1940 - August 1, 2015

Edward “Jack” Young, age 74, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 1, 2015.

Jack was born to John Young and Thelma Dickamore on November 3, 1940 in Hannibal Mo.  Jack moved to Ogden, UT at three months with his family.  Jack was a Hospital Corpsman in the Navy from 1957-1959.  He was honored to serve his country.  Jack was employed by Continental Baking for 20 plus years and spent the remainder of his career as a mobile community manager.

Jack married Patricia Simpson and had two children; Sherrie Finstad (Wayne) and Darrell Young, both of Knoxville, TN.  They later divorced.  Jack married Joan S. Simpson in December of 1982.  They remained loving partners until Jack’s death.  Jack graciously accepted Joan’s seven kids; Debbie Sosa, Clearfield, UT, Bradley Simpson, Roy, UT, Dana Prather (Tom), Lava ID, Diane Gallager (Mike), Monroe MI, Shelly Ellis (Dean), Plain City, UT, Stacy Chicago (Mark), Las Vegas, NV, and Jann Balderston, (Brett), Woods Cross, UT.

In addition Jack is survived by sisters, Carol Christensen, Roy, UT and Athel Funky (Bill), Hurricane, UT.  sister’s in law, Jean Pledger, Lorraine Skeen, and JeNeal Thomas, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews that will miss him dearly.

Jack loved golf, fishing, and dancing with his Joanie.  Jack was always there for a friend in need and he touched the lives of so many.

A Viewing will be held at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden, UT on Thursday, August 6, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

 

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Date: Thursday, August 6, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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836 36th Street , , Ogden, UT, 84403

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Born: November 3, 1940
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Delmar and Margaret McDonald posted on8/10/15

Dear Joanie, We just found out today that Jack had passed away. We are so very sorry we didn't make it to his viewing. Our sincere condolences goes out to you and all your family. You and Jack have always been very special friends to us. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help you during this trying time. Jack was a very dear friend to both of us and we will miss him greatly. Please take care of yourself. Del & Margaret McDonald

 

.DEBBIE MARSHALL posted on8/6/15

DEAR JOANIE, I WORKED WITH JACK @NCR HE WAS A GOOD MAN,WITH A GREAT ATTITUDE,AND AN AWESOME SENSE OF HUMOR. I REMEMBER HOW MUCH HE LOVED YOU. MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME. DEBBIE MARSHALL

 

Jory & DeeDee Prather posted on8/5/15

Please accept our deepest condolences. You will all be in our thoughts and prayers.

 

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