James E. Young, age 88, of Leitchfield, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020 at his home in Leitchfield.

He was born on Jan. 27, 1932 in Buffalo Valley, Tennessee, the son of the late James and Gerthia Campbell Young.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Stella Ruby Rochelle Young, of Leitchfield, and five children, Debbie Glasscock (Terry) and Freida Alexander (Perry), both of Leitchfield, Jimmy Young (Dawn) and Donnie Young (Rhonda), both of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Sharon Messick (Jim), of Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020 at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield with Bro. Fred Whitmore officiating. Burial was in the Leitchfield Memory Gardens.

Visitation was at the Dermitt Funeral Home from 10 a.m. Thursday until time of services.