Walter Gene Young
Walter Gene Young, age 70, passed away at his home in Nelson, Mo., Saturday evening, June 22, 2019. Walter was born Feb. 21, 1949, in Kansas City, Mo., to Frank and Nona Young. Walter and Edna Marie married May 7, 1971, and had over 38 years together before her passing Sept. 6, 2009.
In his younger years, Walter spent time hunting and fishing and truly enjoyed farming. More recently, his favorite pastime was watching TV and he wouldn't miss an opportunity to stop and eat at Golden Corral. He retired from employment with the State of Missouri in Marshall, Mo. Preceding Walter G. Young in death were his parents, Frank and Nona Young; his wife, Edna M. Young; his son, Orland Andrew Young; and brothers Clarence and Kenneth Young. Those surviving Walter are sons Walter Young Jr. and wife Joanna and Frank Young and wife Jessica, all of Nelson; daughter Joyce Fornshell of Doe Run, Mo.; brothers Orland E. Young of Blackwater, Mo., and Richard Young of Slater, Mo. Funeral services for Walter Gene Young will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 29, 2019, at Meisenheimer Funeral Home, Pilot Grove, Mo., with the burial immediately following at Pilot Grove City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2019, at the Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Pilot Grove, Mo. Online condolences may be submitted at www.meisenheimerfuneralhome.com.