Raymond P. Young Jr.
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WARDSBORO- Raymond P. Young Jr., 70, a resident of Wardsboro died peacefully on Thursday, April 27, at the Vermont Veterans Home following an extended illness. The son of Raymond P. and Lois S. (Reynolds) Young Sr., he was born in Brattleboro on May 13, 1946. Mr. Young graduated from Leland & Gray Seminary, class of 1964. Soon after graduation he entered the United States Army. He served in Vietnam during the war. Following his return from the military, he married Nancy L. Parsons in Wardsboro on September 13, 1969.

Mr. Young worked for many years as a building material salesman at DJ Inc., and WW Building Supply. He was a member of the V.F.W., in Brattleboro and American Legion Post 16 in Townshend. In addition he was a longtime member of the Wardsboro Methodist Church. Mr. Young enjoyed hunting and fishing and was also an avid reader.

Mr. Young leaves his wife, Nancy, of Wardsboro; son, Nolan L. Young and wife Andrea, of Barre; daughter, Carley R. Sanderson and husband Brud, of West Townshend; brother, Arnold Young, of Jamaica; sisters, Judith Young and Constance Bentley, both of Wardsboro; brother, Peter Young, of Wardsboro; and grandchildren, Clayton, Jarien, and Raena Sanderson.

Mr. Young was preceded in death by brothers Jerald and Robert Young.

Services with military honors will be private. Burial will take place in the South Wardsboro Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial gifts may be made to the Vermont Veterans Home-Patient Activity Fund in care of Covey Allen & Shea Funeral Home, PO Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363.

To send personal condolences visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com.

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