PRICE - James Love Young, son of George O. and Ruby Love Young, died at home Dec. 6, 2008 at the age of 71 after 64 years of complications related to diabetes.
He was married to Pattie Brasher for 49 years.
A man of great faith, he was a devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Indeed, he was a miracle.
He served in many church positions, including five bishoprics, stake and ward missionary, scoutmaster and teacher. He recently fulfilled a service mission. His favorite calling was Primary teacher.
He received an associate's degree from College of Eastern Utah, a bachelor of fine arts and master's degree from Brigham Young University and a master's of fine arts from Utah State University.
He began his teaching career in Covallis, Ore., and then moved to Price, where he taught at the College of Eastern Utah for 39 years.
He deeply loved life, his family and the Savior.
He is survived by his wife, Pattie; children, Todd (Angie) Young and Heather (Vince) Riddle; grandchildren, Adam, Tyler and Michael Young and Katelyn Riddle; sisters, Jeniene (Gale) Hamelwright and Helen (Guy) Black. He was preceded in death by parents, brothers George and Don.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 11 a.m. at the Westwood LDS Ward, 174 N. 1280 West, Price. There will be a viewing Tuesday 6 to 8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary, 680 East 100 South in Price, and one hour prior to services. Interment will be at the Price City Cemetery.
The family wishes to thank the Castleview Dialysis Center.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the College of Eastern Utah James L. Young Art Scholarship Fund.
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