He is survived by his wife Laura Mary of York, son John JR (Barb Young) of Mesa, AZ, daughters Pam Young of York and Lori and Doug Kerwood of Utica, NE. His grandchildren include; Allison O’Neill, Nick Kerwood both of York, Kate and Troy Watson of Orchard, NE, great grandchildren are Jaidyn O’Neill of York, Preston Watson, Parker Watson, Porter Watson and Paisley Watson all of Orchard, NE. Also surviving are his sisters; Marylee Berggeron of Council Grove, KS, June Compton of Manhattan, KS and Helen and Harlan Schardt of Hebron, NE. Nephews, nieces and a host of other family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter Debbie Young.
Memorial services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at the First United Methodist Church in York with the Reverend Tony Dawson officiating. Services will also be webcasted on Metz Moruary’s Faceook Page. John has been cremated so there will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be directed to the Elk’s Lodge or to his family for later designation.