Wendell W. Young age 76 of Cowen passed away October 3, 2015. He was born March 17, 1939 in Nicholas Co. and was the son of the late Woodrow Wilson and Delta Muriel Green Young. Also preceding him in death is a sister Wanda Imajean Young Dodrill two nieces, Annette Darlene Cooper and Anita Marlene Cooper; two nephews, Randy Lynn Long and Steve Mark Long, and a great nephew, Caden Hunter Ritchea.
Wendell was a U. S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War, a member of the Masonic Lodge, member of the Moose Lodge, member of the Beni Kedem Shriners and was a Lumberjack in the state of Washington and Alaska for many years.
He is survived by his sister, Rosalea Young Long Rogers of Calvin; brother, Charles Ray Young of Maryville, WA; nieces and nephew; Connie McNeal of Oak Hill, Debbie Gilbert of Summersville, Cindi Ritchea of Martinsburg, Patricia Flumer, Robert Wayne Young, & Jennifer Renea Young all in Washington; many great nieces, nephews and friends.
Service will be 1:00 PM Tuesday October 6, 2015 at Adams-Reed Funeral Home, Cowen with Rev. Keith Williams officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at West Virginia Memorial Gardens, Calvin. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Adams-Reed Funeral Home, Cowen is honored to serve the Young family.