Harold David Young, 87, of Wheeling, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021 in Reynolds Hospital, Glen Dale.
He was born January 24, 1933 in Wheeling, son of the late Harold and Ethel (Colvin) Young.
David was a retired self employed contractor; a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church; a U.S. Navy veteran during the Korean War, stationed in Key West, Florida on the USS Petrel (ASR 14); a member of the Warwood Vets Club; Knights of Columbus and Circus Saints and Sinners.
His greatest joy in life was spending time with his family. He especially enjoyed spending summers at Seneca Lake.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son Timothy Young.
Surviving are his wife of 62 years Catherine (Henderson) Young; 5 children Bruce Young (Mary Ann) of Bellaire, Ethel Fluharty (David) of Shadyside, Kelly Baker (Dennis) of Wheeling, Karen John (Joe) of Wheeling and Kathleen Heller (Kevin) of Wheeling; his life long best friend, his sister Joan Anthony; 13 grandchildren Timmy (Heidi) Young, Rosa Young, Ryan Fluharty, Nikki Fluharty, Tyler (Molly) Fluharty, Tucker (Jen) Wilkinson, Jack Wilkinson, Joey John, Jesse John, Sarah Heller, Beau Heller, Seneca Heller and Berklee Heller; 4 great-grandchildren Lenon and Layton Wagner, Myles Fluharty and Ryder Wilkinson.
If you feel comfortable with Covid, friends will be received on Friday, January 8, 2021 from 4pm – 7 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, January, 9, 2021 11:30 am at Corpus Christi Catholic Church with Monsignor Eugene Ostrowski as celebrant. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. The family requests that masks or face coverings be worn.
Memorial contributions may be made at Ohio County Animal Shelter, 7011 National Road, Triadelphia, WV, 26059 or Knights of Columbus, 118 Edgington Lane, Wheeling, WV., 26003 or to Family Services Meals on Wheels, 2200 Main Street, Wheeling, WV., 26003.
Date: Friday, January 8, 2021
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Date: Saturday, January 9, 2021
Time: 11:30 am
Corpus Christi Catholic Church