James Edward Young Sr, 79, of Dallas, Texas passed away on August 23,2017. Jim was born on December 4, 1937 in Nashville, Tennessee to his parents, Edward L. and Lois (Eckler) Young. Jim married Marjorie Smith on March 12, 1956, in Durant, Oklahoma. Jim was a Minister for Christian Church Disciples of Christ, retired after approximately 30 years. He also was a teacher in St. Louis County, Missouri at Eureka High School, which he retired after 30 years of service. Jim moved his family to Texas and taught at Caddo Mills High School for 18 years.
Jim's family members who are cherishing the memories of his life are his wife, Marjorie; daughter, Cynthia Snelling; his sons, Lee Young and wife Ellen, James Edward Young Jr, John Walter Young and wife Malisa Villarreal-Young; Grandchildren, Cody Snelling, Tristan Young and Adriana Young; Great-Grandchild Kendall Grace Snelling; other relatives, and friends.
A memorial service is planned for Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Goggans Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation at 6:00 PM before service.