James Emmitt Young, 52, Kokomo, passed away at 7:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at St. Joseph Hospital. James was born Oct. 12, 1960, in Kokomo, to Joseph L. Young and Marcia A. Gain. His mother preceded him in death.
James was co-owner of two family businesses, D&D Janitorial and D.J.P. Catering. He was also a Mason, Russiaville Lodge 82, and a member of Ibn Saud Grotto. He enjoyed NASCAR, cooking and hunting.
Survivors include two daughters, Jamie L. Pratt, husband Mike, and Jeannie Ann Altmaier, husband Bryan; his parents, Jerry and Paige Gain, and Joseph L. and Sharon Young; two brothers, David L. Young, wife Sara, Patrick A. Young, wife Pearl; four sisters, Rebecca S. Wolf, husband Daniel, Deanna A. Smith, husband Eric, Cheryl Arnett and Leanna Davis; four grandchildren, Emma, Caleb, Kolten and Skylar; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Marcia A. Gain, and a nephew, Alex Shipp.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ellers Mortuary, Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St. There will be a Masonic service at 12:30 p.m. also at the mortuary prior to the service. Services will be at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Ruth Lawson officiating. Burial will follow in Albright Cemetery.
Contributions in James memory may be made to the family. You are invited to read James’ obituary online at www.ellersmortuary.com, where you may sign the guest book or share a personal message with the family.