Richard C. Young

Mr. Richard C. Young, 54, of Center Road, Jimersontown, N.Y., died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at The Bradford Manor, Bradford, Pa., following a long illness.

Born March 1, 1959, in Jamestown, N.Y., he was the son of the late Richard and Muriel Jackson Young.

Mr. Young was a graduate of Jamestown High School, Class of 1977. He was an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians and the Turtle Clan.

He had been employed as a carpenter in the Jamestown area for more than 30 years and had also worked in North Carolina and Florida.

He enjoyed the outdoors, camping and traveling. He also enjoyed music and playing the guitar.

Surviving are: a daughter, Jessica Rosalie Young, Monroeville, N.C.; a sister, Marilyn Colburn, Steamburg, N.Y.; a brother, Dale Young, Salamanca, N.Y.; his fiance, Ellen Kettle, Jimersontown, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, Patrick Young.

Memorial visitation will be held at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River St., Salamanca, N.Y., on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at which time a memorial services will be held with Winfield Bowen, officiating.

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