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OBITUARY: Hughey Young

March 8, 1925 – Sept. 19, 2021

Hughey Young was born March 8, 1925, to Wesley and Minnie Young in Alma, Ark., and passed away peacefully at home with his family on Sept. 19, 2021.

He is survived by his wife, Adele, brother James (Ruth); daughters Norma Luna (Danny) and Janet Drescher; son Terry Young; and stepchildren Sandy Thomas, Dusty Miller (Teresa), Ty Miller (Tereasa) and Kay Sukraw (Peter).

He is also survived by grandchildren Angie Guiles (Tim), Mike Luna (Kristie), David Luna (JoHanna), Melissa Drescher and Marshall Drescher (Kacey). Also by Casey Mayben (Mike), Drew Waits (Mandy), Derek Miller (Audrey), John Miller (Jessica), Jason Miller, James Miller, Kristen Sukraw, Jill Sukraw, Andrea Sukraw and Moriah Sukraw.

Survivors also include great grandchildren Richard Guiles, Steven Guiles, Tyler Luna, Edmund Luna, Abbie Hille, Jack Luna, Cassie Drescher, Jase Luna, Emma Luna, James Luna. Also Taelor Tracy (Zachary), Mia Mayben, Austin Waits, Colton Waits, Bowen Waits, Darcy Miller, Ryan Miller, McKenna Miller, Finn Miller, Jaycie Miller, Hailey Miller, Madison Miller and Lillian Miller, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Hughey was preceded in death by his first wife, Wilma Young, in 1979; daughter Pamela Young in 1956; and son in law John Drescher 2020. Also his parents Wesley and Minnie Young; brothers Walter, Wesley and Bill Young; and sister Audrey Buckler.

Visitation is Sept. 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Peters Funeral Home in Wasco. A funeral service will be held Thursday, Sept. 30, at 10 a.m. at Shafter Mennonite Brethren Church.

Graveside service is Thursday, Sept. 30, at 2 p.m. at Bakersfield National Cemetery.


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