Jeff Young

CENTRALIA — Jeff Young, 52 of Centralia, passed away Sunday, September 25, 2016.

obituary-pic-jeff-youngHe was born January 14, 1964 in East St. Louis, son of Gerald “Jerry” Young and Margaret (Ryan) Hickey.

He is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Young and fiancé Brad of Centralia and Amber Young of Mascoutah; a granddaughter, Margaret “Maggie” Lunte of Centralia; and two sisters, Linda Stratton of Centralia and Milia Jones of Centralia.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Debra Pennington.

Jeff was a Master Electrician with the IBEW Local Union 702. He was a member, Treasurer and Secretary of the Mad Dogs Motorcycle Club Southend Wrecking Crew, and Treasurer of Don’t Drive Distracted (D.D.D.). He enjoyed riding his Victory and going on benefit runs. His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family and friends.

Per Jeff’s wishes, private family services will be held at a later date.

Per the family’s request everyone is asked to meet at Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, October 1, 2016 to have the Last Ride Motorcycle Hearse give Jeff his last ride.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia, which is assisting the Young Family with arrangements.

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