Jerry Leroy Young, age 75, of Batesville passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017. He was born on July 12, 1942 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Leroy and Verna Mae Young. He served proudly in the United State Air Force from 1960–1964 and in the United States Air Force Reserves from 1964-1966and was married the love of his life Nancy Breckenridge Young on June 17, 1978.
He was preceded in death by his parents Leroy Young and Verna Mae Cluck-Young and a great-grandchild Blaze Matthew.
He is survived by his devoted, loving wife Nancy Young; five children David Young, Tom Maloney, Joy Young, Sam Young (Karen) and Joseph Young (Michelle); fourteen grandchildren Brittney Young, Whittney Young, Kaylee Hutchison, Eve Hutchison, Wesley Hutchinson, Sean Branscum, Ethan Hutchison, Brianna Choate, Hunter Choate, Asher Young, Zoey Young, Kolby Young, Kaleb Young and Glory Young; seven great-grandchildren Karma, Zane, Journey, Britton, Jalyn, Zoe and Jaxon. He will also be missed by his sister Judy Young-Wagner (Gil) and brother Dwayne Young as well as many friends and family.
In lieu of flowers please make donations in his name to your favorite charity.
A visitation will be held November 25, 2017 at 2:00-3:00 P.M., Believers Community Church, Batesville, Arkansas, with a memorial service at 3:00 P.M.
Cremation arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.