John Oscar Young, Sr.

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John Oscar Young, Sr.

Birthplace: Silver City, Owyhee , Idaho, USA
Death: Died in Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, USA
Place of Burial: Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Monroe Young and Lucinda Arabella Young
Husband of LaVerda Read
Father of LuRene Young died young and <private> Young
Brother of Julia B Newman and Kathleen Lucinda Groves

Occupation: J.O. Young and Sons Construction Co.
Managed by: Eldon Clark (C)
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1894 Silver City Owyhee County Idaho, USA

Death: Jun. 9, 1975 Nampa Canyon County Idaho, USA

Parents Father: Charles Monroe Young

Mother: Lucinda Arabella Titsworth

Spouse: LaVerda Read

Marriage: 30 Apr 1920 Nampa, Canyon, Id

John O. "J.O." Young, 80, died at a Nampa nursing home Monday following an extended illness. Mr Young was born Sept. 15, 1894 at Silver City, Idaho. He lived in Oreana in Owyhee County until age 11. He then moved to Nampa where he made his home until 1971 when he moved to Kuna. He served with the U.S. Army during World War I. He married LaVerda Read of Oreana April 30, 1920 and their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls Temple in 1963. He worked for the Morrison Knudsen Co. for 25 years, working in all the western states and in Brazil. In 1946 he formed the J.O. Young and Sons Construction Co. and in 1959 he retired. He was a high priest of the Kuna Third Ward L.D.S. Church and served as an elders quorum president in the Nampa Third Ward. He was a member of the Nampa Planning Board for 10 years and a member of War Eagle Barracks No. 459, Veterans of World War I.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. LaVerda Young, Kuna, three sons, J.O. Young Jr., Nampa, H. Dale Young, Salt Lake City, and Read Young, Nampa, one daughter, Mrs. S.E. (Carol) Garrison, Kuna; two sisters, Mrs. Julia Newman and Kathleen Groves, both of Nampa; 27 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by an infant daughter and one granddaughter.

Family links:

  • Charles Monroe Young (1867 - 1934)
  • Lucinda Arabella Titsworth Young (1872 - 1931)
  • LaVerda Young Read Jarvis (1902 - 1987)*
  • LuRene Young (1921 - 1921)*

Burial: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Caldwell Canyon County Idaho, USA

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John Oscar Young, Sr.'s Timeline

September 15, 1894
Silver City, Owyhee , Idaho, USA
April 30, 1920
Age 25
January 7, 1921
Age 26
Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA
June 9, 1975
Age 80
Nampa, Canyon, Idaho, USA
Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, USA