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Chandler Young, 78, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017. The son of the late Arlie and Lucinda (Singleton) Young, Chandler was born May 23, 1938 in Cordia, Kentucky. He was retired from the U.S. Army where he served in the 82nd Airborne and 9th Infantry Division. Chandler was decorated Vietnam War veteran and was awarded the Bronze Star for Valor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Young; and siblings, Retha Young, Avery Young, Argus Young, Treva Everage, Kathleen Pollard, Bessie Faye Justice, and Rex Young.
Chandler is survived by his daughter, Retha Young; son, Steven Young (Sandy); brothers, Nolan and Leon Young; three grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
Visitation will be 11:00 am ~ 3:00 pm Thursday at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring Street, New Albany, Indiana. His Funeral Service with Military Honors will be 3:00 pm Thursday in the Kraft Spring Street Chapel with cremation to follow.
Contributions in Chandler's memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Online condolences may be made to www.kraftfuneralservice.net
Published on February 27, 2017
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