Earl Young

Earl Young

Earl Dean Young, 88, formerly of 11620 Rabbit Run Rd., died at 10:45 p.m. September 12, 2019 at Hospice House in Ottumwa. Earl was born January 11, 1931 in Ottumwa to Fred and Ora Jackson Young. He married Nora Williams on March 21, 1950. A resident of Ottumwa all of his life, he worked for Putman welding and retired from Standard Forwarding after 29 years. Earl then worked for Enterprise Rent-a-Car for 18 years before retiring. After retiring, Earl spent his time with grandkids and his family, he was the awesomest grandpa ever. Surviving is his wife, Nora; a daughter, Janice Melling of Ottumwa; 3 granddaughters, Cassandra (Teresa) Young-Gray of Ottumwa, Rachel Hunt of Mt. Pleasant, Lacey Albertson of Ottumwa; 3 great-granddaughters, Audrey Soots of Mt. Pleasant, K’lyn Gray of Chicago, IL, Mya Albertson of Ottumwa; 3 great-grandsons, Kyler Weeks of Ottumwa, Colten Gray of Chicago, IL and Kolbi Young-Gray of Ottumwa; his sister, Connie Rusbult of Ottumwa; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a great-granddaughter, Amber Soots; 6 brothers, Clayton, Maurice, Charles, Dale, Raymond and Robert Young; 2 sisters, Gretna Vest and Marjorie Cullinan. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Cremation will follow the visitation. Memorials may be made to Hospice serving Davis and Wapello Counties or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
January 11, 1931 - September 12, 201901/11/193109/12/2019
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Earl Dean Young, 88, formerly of 11620 Rabbit Run Rd., died at 10:45 p.m. September 12, 2019 at Hospice House in Ottumwa.Earl was born January 11, 1931 in Ottumwa to Fred and Ora Jackson Young. He married Nora Williams on March 21, 1950.A resident of Ottumwa all of his life, he worked for Putman welding and retired from Standard Forwarding after 29 years. Earl then worked for Enterprise Rent-a-Car for 18 years before retiring. After retiring, Earl spent his time with grandkids and his fa...

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09/15/2019 10:00 AM Sunday, September 15 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Reece Funeral Home
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607 E. Second Street
Ottumwa, IA 52501
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The family will be present from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.