James Lenny Young, age 57, passed away Wednesday afternoon February 17, 2021 at Saint David’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas.
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Lenny was born in Dover, Delaware on October 24, 1963 to Ronald Woodrow Young (Woody) and Wanda Young. After graduating high school, he joined the Navy. He served on the USS Iwo Jima for four years on the flight deck. After the Navy, he moved to San Angelo, Texas and worked at Crest Packaging, Linpac and Complete Packaging for close to twenty years. He then went to work at PCD Ferguson, when his dream of needing to move to Ruidoso, New Mexico came true. They then needed him to move back to San Angelo, Texas to complete more work. Lenny and his wife, Carol moved back home where family and friends are. At present time, he was working for Stanolind Operating (from Sterling City) as a pumper.
Lenny is preceded in death by his dad, Woody, his maternal grandparents, Walter and Mary Johnson (from Christoval), his paternal grandmother Bea Burleson, Uncle Gene, Aunt Verna, Uncle Billy, Aunt Sue, and Uncle Danny.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Young of almost 25 years, his mom Wanda Young, his brother Lee Young, his two sons, Chris Hudson and family, Gary (and wife, Heidi) Hudson, two grandchildren, (Sierra and Zachary), nephew Treston and family, and niece Sara and family, aunt Janey and uncle Melvin Asbury.
He loved working and building with wood. He was a very devoted husband, son, papa, and friend who never had an enemy. He was a friend with anyone and everyone, and would help anyone in need. He will be greatly missed.
Graveside services will be at the Ivy Cemetery in Christoval, Texas on Thursday, February 25th, 2021 at 2:00 pm.