Jimmy O. Young, 65, of Weston, a former Baker County resident, died March 1, 2002, at his home.
At his request, there will be no service.
Jimmy was born on March 16, 1936, at Haines. He was one of four children of James Edgar and Frances Anna Richard Young. He was raised in Baker County where he also attended school.
Jimmy enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served during the Korean conflict. After receiving his honorable discharge, he began working as a long-haul truck driver, hauling produce. He also drove log trucks. He worked for Union Pacific Railroad for a time.
Jimmy loved to fish and spent many hours on the Snake and Columbia rivers.
He was preceded in death by his son, Danny, in 1992.
Survivors include his special friend and companion, Helena Reinhart of Weston and his three sisters.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Walla Walla Community Hospice through the Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home, 902 S. Main St., Milton-Freewater, OR 97862.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 8, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor