James Alton Young

Born in Sparta, TN on June 30, 2007

Departed on June 30, 2007 and resided in Nashville, TN

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James Alton Young, 82, Nashville Tennessee, Passed away at 3:40 AM Saturday, June 30, 2007. He was a retiree of GENESCO, Inc. where he was employed for over 30 years. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He was also a member of Christ Church Pentecostal on Old Hickory Boulevard where he served as the Property Manager. Survivors include his loving wife, Amanda Jane; daughter, Ann Young Forbes of Williamson County; three sons, Donald Ray Young of Nashville, David Allen Young of Williamson County, Joseph Hardwick Young of Norcross, Georgia; three sisters, Ruby Evelyn Hughes of Nashville, Geraldine Robinson of Sparta, and Eunice Clickner of Nashville; one brother, Lemmie Earl Young of Cleveland, Ohio; fifteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
He is proceeded in death by his parents Anthony McKinley Young and Amanda Lee Driver Young of Sparta Tennessee; daughter Carol Denise Young; brothers Lewis Edward Young, Elzie Clayton Young, and sisters Nellie Viola Young, and Naomi Ruth Bowlin. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday July 3rd at Christ Church Pentecostal, 13354 Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville Tennessee. The Reverends Lawson H. Hardwick and Dan Scott will officiate. Burial will be in Harpeth Hills Cemetery immediately following the ceremony. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday July 2nd at Christ Church Pentecostal. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to either the American Heart Association, or the Leukemia Research Foundation.

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