Ronald Mathias Young, 71, Kokomo, passed away at 4:49 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2013, in St. Joseph Hospital. Born Nov. 10, 1941, in Kokomo, he is the son of the late Dorval Young and Letha Mary (Butler) Young. He married Sherry Lynn (Salyers). She preceded him in death.
He was a truck driver and diesel mechanic for 40 years, more recently for Kitts Trucking in Kokomo for 10 years, retiring in 2005.
He is survived by two sons, Samuel Alan Young (companion Brooke Von Ogden), Terre Haute, William Wayne (Kerry) Young, Kokomo; two brothers, Joe Young, North Carolina, and George Young, Indiana; four sisters, Sue Shatak, North Carolina, Becky Broughton, Florida, Kathy Woods, Indiana, and Janice White, Indiana; three grandchildren, Cody, Austin, and Brianna Young. There are also several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Edmund and Jim Young; also one sister, Margaret Viera.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St. There will be a private burial in Crown Point Cemetery.
Ellers Mortuary is handling arrangements.