J. E. Young was born on June 23, 1941 and passed away on Dec. 19, 2015. He was born in Sparta, TN to Winifred and Edna Young.
He served in the Army from 1961-1964. He was a retired truck driver.
He is survived by his loving, devoted wife of 52 years, Jane Young. Also by his children Steve Young, Jeff (Wendy) Young, and Jana (Mickey) Beck; Grandchildren Steven Brock Young, Tyler and Seth Beck, Samantha Haughertz, and Cameron Wilkins; Great-grandson Wyatt Young, brother Winifred Young, Jr. and step-sister Sandra, and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Kristen Ancell at Nashville VA, Dr. Peter C. Meadows of St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital, Dr. Karen Leidy of Murfreesboro VA, and the nurses at Alive Hospice.
If sending flowers, please try to send small plants so they can be donated after the service. Visitation will be held at Murfreesboro Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 from 11am until 1pm, with a Memorial Service to follow. Arrangements handled by Murfreesboro Funeral Home. 615-896-2229