Joseph Edmund Young, 77, was born July 12, 1943 in Calumet City, IL, to Howard and Frances Young and passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020, at his home in Piedmont, OK.
Joseph served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant as an FMS Machinist for the aircraft.
After the military, he received a BS Degree from Purdue University, and a MS Degree from Indiana State University. He continued his professional career in Industrial Education in the steel industry.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents and his twin daughters, Faith and Charity Young.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lillian Young; son, Joe A. Young and wife Amy; beloved granddaughters, Bailey and Delaney Young, and brothers, Ronald, George and Frank Young.
Visitation will be held 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at the Yanda & Son Funeral Home Chapel, Yukon, OK. Interment will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 23 at Fort Sill National Cemetery, Elgin, OK.
Online condolences may be signed at www.yandafuneral.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Yukon, OK.