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Visitation:

Sunday, July 16, 2017
2:00 to 4:00 pm
PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE
Celebration of Life
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines

Service:

Sunday, July 16, 2017
4:00 pm
PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE
Time of Sharing
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines

Disposition:

Cremation following services
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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Joseph Edward Young, Sr.

Des Moines

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Joseph Edward Young, Sr., (Big Joe), age 63, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at his home in Des Moines. Joe was born August 27, 1953, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Clifford and Bea Young.

Joe was employed as a carrier for the U. S. Postal Service for 35 years. After his retirement, he worked for MidAmerican Energy until May of this year. He was an Army Veteran.

Joe was a devoted family man and enjoyed nothing more than his time spent with his loved ones, especially his grandchildren. He so enjoyed attending their sporting events. He was a devoted Cubs fan and never missed watching a game.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 43 years, Connie; son, Joe Jr.; three grandchildren, Allison, Caedon and Brooklynn; sister, Judy Parkins and her husband, Tom of Millville, Delaware; brother, Jim Young and his wife, Deb of Urbandale; several sisters and brothers in law, nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and mother and father in law, Eddie and Bud Warren.

There will be a celebration of life from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., with a time of sharing at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines. Services will conclude with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

Condolences may be expressed at:
www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com