May 18, 1924 - Nov. 20, 2012
Kenneth C. Young, 88, died in Yuma, Arizona, on November 20, 2012. He was born in Amsville, OR, at home on May 18, 1924.
His parents were Calvin and Amy Young. He was the first of seven children, all deceased.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn of three years. Ken also leaves his daughter, Jennie Meier, of Crooked River Ranch, OR; son, Brent and his wife, Mary of Vancouver, WA. He also leaves five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Ken was honorably discharged from the Navy in 1946. He then worked for the US Postal Service until retiring as post master of Coos Bay, OR, in 1979.
He and his wife, Opal, of 60 years, moved to Crooked River Ranch in 2001. After Opal's death in 2008, he remarried Evelyn in 2009.
Ken loved people, travel, fishing, his garden and making wine.
A private memorial was held in Yuma, Arizona.