James Leroy Young


James Leroy Young, age 70, of Clinton, MO. died on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at the Emergency Room of Golden Valley Memorial Hospital, Clinton.

Jim, 1 of 8 children, was born on December 12, 1946 to Charles Howard Young and Marion Marie ‘Clark’ Young of Seward, NE.  After graduating from high school, he went to work as a general laborer in the construction business.  Jim married Mildred I. Spencer on December 9, 2001 in Clinton, MO.  Recently, he worked for the Clinton Animal Shelter and at the Samaritan Center.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred of the home; 3 step-children, Michelle Smith (Paul) of Windsor, MO, Michael Burris of Independence, MO and Matthew Burris of Clinton, MO; 3 step-grandchildren, BoAnn Smith, Clive Smith and Madison Burris; also a large extended family.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Under the direction of Consalus Funeral Home, Clinton, Jim was cremated with no service planned at this time.

The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the James Young Memorial Fund and left in care of Consalus Funeral Home, 209 S. 2nd St., Clinton, MO 64735.

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