COPENHAGEN - Clyde A. Young,
81, of town of Champion, died early Thursday morning, April 22, 2021 at his home under
the care of his family and Jefferson County Hospice.
Clyde was born on
August 19, 1939
in South Rutland, the son of the late Uhlan L. and Marion E. (Curtis)
Young. He graduated from Copenhagen High School in 1956 and served in the
U.S. Army Reserves until 1962, during that time he worked for Lehman & Zehr (Croghan), New York Telephone Co., and Kraft Foods
He married Doris
M. Benware on February 10, 1962 at Lowville United
Methodist Church with Rev. Malabar, officiating. Clyde also worked on the
family Mink Ranch, Donovan Construction and he retired from IBEW Local 910
in Watertown, as Journeyman in 1999.
Clyde is survived
by his wife, Doris M., their two sons, Jeffrey S. Young
and his companion Robin Kampnich; Daniel A. Young
and his wife Denise, all of Copenhagen; his six grandchildren, his two
great grandchildren, his sister Hazel Watson of Copenhagen, and many nieces
and nephews. He is predeceased by his brother Walter L. Young, his sister,
Alice Call, and his great grandson, Johnathan Baker.
Clyde was Past
President of Northern New York Hound Club, Past President & 1st
Assistant Chief, Tylerville Fire Company, a
member of NY Air Brake Trap Team, played softball in Rutland, Watertown,
and Brownville leagues, loved hunting, traveling, going to the casino, and
his John Deere Tractor.
service will be held on Monday, April 26th at at the Sundquist
Funeral Home, with Rev. Canon SamuelP. Lundy officiating. Private burial will be in Beaches Bridge
Cemetery at a later date. Calling hours for family
and friends will be on Monday, April 26th from to at the funeral home prior to the
memorial service. Please wear a mask.
immediately following the service will be held for family and friends at
Clyde’s favorite watering hole.
Clyde’s name may be made to: Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham
Street, Watertown, NY 13601, https://jeffersonhospice.org/or American Cancer Society Jefferson
Lewis Unit, P.O. Box357, Watertown, NY 13601