Details for James Earl Young

James E. Young, age 85, of Del Webb Spruce Creek Country Club, went to be with our Lord on May 24, 2019. He fought a brave battle with mantle cell lymphoma for almost 10 years. He was born in Canton, Ohio to Ralph and Thelma Young, and graduated from Middlebranch High School in 1951. He was married to Mary Ann McAllister Cowley for 36 years. He operated Young Plumbing and Heating business until 1989 when he retired and moved to Sebring, Fl where he lived for 14 years enjoying golf and being active in the community. In 2003 he moved to Summerfield, Fl. continuing to enjoy golf, bocce, billiards, cards and traveling. Golf was his favorite sport, having 3 holes in one and proudly shooting his age or below even this year.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son in law, a nephew and a great grandson.

Jim leaves his wife, Mary Ann, 4 children: Bruce Young of Florida, Sharon Leonard, Brian Young and Patti (Charlie) Sherrow, all of Texas and 3 step children: Dennis Cowley, Cindi (Gary) Johnson and Bryan (Cathy) Cowley of Ohio. He also leaves a brother, Ron (Eleanor) Young, sister Fay (Ken) Mohr and brother in law Don (Karen) McAllister of Ohio along with 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Jim is a member of North Lake Presbyterian Church in Lady Lake where a celebration of life will be held on June 22, 2019 at 11am followed by a reception at Del Webb Country Club.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to North Lake Presbyterian Church or Hospice of Marion County