Jessie Young

Obituary of Jessie Young

Jessie C. Young, 83 of Roodhouse passed away Sunday April 16, 2017 at his home.

He was born June 25, 1933 in Winchester the son of the late James and Louise Templin Young.

He married Marina Field and she preceded him in death, He later married Kathy Mogg and she survives at home.

Also surviving are his children Charles (Angela) Young of Newburg, IN, Marilyn (James) Gallo of Troy, IL, Peter (Debbie) Young of Pontiac, IL, 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 3 sisters Margaret McDade of Winchester, Marge Reynolds-Inman of Macon, IL and Mary Morrell of Decatur.

Preceding him in death was a daughter Lorraine Brady and a brother Charles Young.

Jessie was served his country for 26 years in the US Air Force retiring as a Master Sergeant. He then returned to the area and work for the Jacksonville Developmental Center for 13 years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of the VFW Post 7684, Retired Enlisted Association, and the American Legion. He enjoyed playing pool, Texas holdem, throwing darts and spending time on his farm.

A funeral service will be held at 10 am Friday April 21, 2017 at the Coonrod Funeral Home in Winchester. Burial will be in the Winchester City Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.

Visitation will be held on Thursday from 5 until 8 pm at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the White Hall VFW Post 7684. Condolences may be sent to the family at