James Richard Young, 66, of Pomeroy, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at the Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis.  He was born on August 3, 1953 in Orville, Ohio to the late James and Rose (Bonds) Young.  

He retired from the AEP Kyger Creek plant as an equipment operator.  He was also a member of the AMVETS, DAV Cheshire, Ohio, and the VFW in Athens.  

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Young; daughter, Sandra (Michael) Gillispie; son, Jason Young; grandson, Grant Gillispie; brothers, John Young and Bryant Young; sisters, Floretta Barton, Helen Heaton, Venedia McClound, Sharon Roseberry, and Linda Young; special ex-son-in-law, Mark Browning and several nieces and nephews.

Military graveside services will be announced by the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home.