Donald Leroy Young, 82, passed away Friday, March 6, 2020, at the Kansas Veterans Home in Winfield.

No services are scheduled at this time. Arrangements are by Shelley Family Funeral Home of Winfield.

Donald was born July 17, 1937, to parents Howard and Gladis (Moffitt) Young, in Elk Falls. He graduated from Howard High School in 1956. Donald married Jeanine Doughty in 1957 in Seattle.

Donald joined the U.S. Navy in 1954 and served for 20 years as an aviation electronics technician. He also worked as a corrections officer and at the Crayola factory. He enjoyed fishing and hunting for quail and rabbits.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanine Young; son, Gerald Young; and daughter, Sheryl Young.

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