Donald Gene Young

May 17, 1955 - October 1, 2022

Donald Gene Young

Donald Gene Young, age 67, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 11:57 a.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2022, at his home. He was born May 17, 1955, in Aurora, the son of James Montgomery and Nina Margery (Thompson) Young.

Don was a 1973 graduate of Aurora High School. He worked in the grocery business, was a restaurant owner and in agricultural industries. He was a member of Aurora Presbyterian Church for 50 years.

Don is survived by his sister, Marilyn Oliver of Republic, Missouri; his brother, James L. Young and wife, Lori, of Springfield, Missouri; four nieces, Amy Oliver, Emily Marbut, Callie Wischmeyer and Kelsie Young-Smith and nine great nieces and nephews.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, James and Margery and brother-in-law, Bill Oliver.

A private family burial will be held at a later date at Lee Cemetery in Verona, Missouri. Arrangements are under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, Missouri.