Daniel (Danny) Paul Young

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Daniel Paul Young, 50, of Deerfield, Mo., passed away suddenly from this life on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, in Fort Scott, Kan. Danny was born Dec. 15, 1963, in Barton County, the son of Eugene M. and Priscilla Mae (Webb) Young Tubaugh, of Golden City, Mo. On April 20, 2002, he was united in marriage to Michelle Lynn Pettibon and she survives of the home. Their union was blessed with one son and one daughter.

Danny grew up in the Golden City area where he attended school graduating with the Class of 1982. He worked for 17 years at Produce Exchange, in Golden City. He then worked for a time at O'Sullivan Industries, in Lamar, until its closing and for the last several years was employed at Mid-West Feed and Fertilizer, in Deerfield. He was also a welder having completed his certification in 2002 at the Missouri Welding Institute. He was baptized at the Christian Church in Golden City as a youth. When he moved to Deerfield eight years ago, he began attending the Deerfield Baptist Church with his family.

Danny enjoyed hunting and was a known gun enthusiast. He had recently been involved in teaching his son to hunt and fish, and enjoyed the 4-H Youth Shooting Sports activities. Neighbors and friends would often see Danny helping Abi sell her Girl Scout Cookies, and Joe selling his Boy Scout Popcorn. He was an excellent worker and a devoted husband and father.

Aside from his wife, Michelle, Danny is survived by his children, Joseph Hunter Young and Abigail Louise Young, both of the home; two brothers, Robert (Rita) Elliott, of Golden City, and Steven Young, of Houston, Minn.; one sister, Gloria (Dale) Nelson, also of Golden City; a sister-in-law, Deb Elliott, of Lamar; nieces and nephews, Misty Young, Danielle Nelson, Jennifer Nelson, Elliott Nelson, Maddison Elliott, Marcus Elliott, and Ron Elliott, of Golden City; and other relatives, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Tommy Elliott; and one sister, Laura Jane (Young) Dickerson.

Services for Daniel Paul Young are scheduled at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 29, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada. Interment will follow in the Deerfield Cemetery, in Deerfield. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, also at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made in Danny's name to the Vernon County 4-H Youth Shooting Sports in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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