Funeral services for Jessie E. Young, 83, of Breckenridge will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at McCoy Chapel of Memories. His nephews Cooper Young and Wayne Brown will officiate. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, April 4, at McCoy Funeral Home, located at 401 E. Third Street in Sweetwater, Texas 79556.
Young died Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Villa Haven Nursing Home in Breckenridge.
He was born Feb. 12, 1931 in Bailey County, Texas.
He graduated from Highland High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Lake Side Baptist Church in Breckenridge. He had lived in Breckenridge since 1990. He was a Communication Technician for AT&T, retiring after 35 years of service.
Survivors include his daughters, Janet Hahn and husband Tony of Hooppole, IL, Judy Estes of Breckenridge and Susan Wolfe and husband Roger of Mineral Wells; sister, Lottie Brown of Highland; brothers, Paul Young and wife Nita of Bedford, James Young of Bethel Park, PA, Frank Young of Nolan and Sam Young and wife Dorothy of Sweetwater; grandchildren, Casey Wolfe and wife Amy, Daniel Hahn, Josh McAlmond and wife Sarah, Meg Sadau and husband Zach, Kelsey Kelso and husband Clayton and Emmy Estes; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Stan Young; a granddaughter, Amanda Hahn; three sisters; and three brothers.
Pallbearers will be his nephews.