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Jason Paul Young

1977 - 2016

Jason Paul Young, 38 of Webbville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016 at his home. Jason was born October 16, 1977 in Louisa, Kentucky , the son of Paul Ralph and Joyce E. Pack Young. He was a logger in the timber industry. Jason was preceded in death by his brother, Timothy Allan Young. One of Jason’s favorite thing to do, was to go hunting.

Survivors include, his parents, Paul and Joyce Young of Webbville, Kentucky; children, Brenton Cornell Young and Hayleigh Renee Young bothof Boyd, County, Ky.; sisters, Karen (Bill) Fraley of Webbville, Ky.;  Mellony Gallagher of Cincinnati, Ohio; nephews, Andrew Fultz, Christopher Young and Jeremy Wilks; niece, Ashley Wilks.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 AM Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. James Allan Adams officiating. Burial will follow at the Young Family Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6:00 until 9:00 PM Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Herbert Lee Hooser

1976 – 2016

Herbert Lee Hooser, 40 of Prichard passed away Monday, August 22, 2016 in Fort Gay due to an automobile accident.

He was born on March 23, 1976 to Judith Marie Rice-Hooser of Prichard and the late Ronnie Lee Hooser. 

Mr. Hooser was a driver with Tri River Transit formerly Wayne Express. He was of the Baptist Faith and attended various area churches. 

Herbert leaves behind a loving family including his devoted wife Samantha Ellen Dean-Hooser of Prichard; four sons Jeremy Taylor Harper of Ashland, Herbert Lee Thomas Hooser of Louisa, Samuel Edward Hooser and Glendon William Hooser both of Prichard; his mother Judith Marie Roce-Hooser of Prichard; his “Grannymom” Lucille Rice of Prichard; two brothers Mark Edward (Allison) Hooser of Beckley and Adam Curtis (Brynna) Hooser of Fort Gay; four aunts Rita (Ray) Mecca of Ashland, Roberta (Jack) Skeens of Lexington, Joyce Skeens of Prichard and Mary (Russ) Adkins of Louisa; one uncle Arthur Herbert (Tenny) Hooser of Jackson, Ohio; nieces and nephews Blake, Brooklyn, Maddox, Lynnox and Jacob; one brother-in-law Ricky Dean of Huntington; two sisters-in-law Amanda (James) Fannin of Prichard and Kristen Marie (Jeb) Dean of Fort Gay; one very special friend Kevin Pack of Prichard as well as many friends and extended family members all of whom will cherish his memory.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm at the Young Funeral Home Chapel, burial will follow at the Community Chapel Cemetery in Prichard.

Visitation for family and friends will be on Friday, August 26, 2016 from 6-9 pm at the Young Funeral Home Chapel. 

In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made to the funeral home to assist them with final expenses.

Charles Hubert Sparks

1931 - 2016

Charles Hubert Sparks, 85, of Fort Gay, WV passed away Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Cornerstone Hospital in Huntington, WV.

Charles was born March 29, 1931 in Grassy, WV a son of the late John Wallace and Mary Porter Sparks. Charles was a retired United States Navy and Air Force Tech. Sergeant, a member of VFW post #93 and a member of  Fort Gay Church of God. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Lorene Copley Sparks who past away in 1992; and son, David Lee Sparks.

Charles leaves behind his loving wife of 13 years, Glenna Sword Preston Sparks of Fort Gay, WV; son, Gregory Alan (Sue Ann) Sparks of Loganville, GA.; step daughter, Peggy Adkins of Charleston, WV.; stepson, Tim (JoAnn) Preston of Fort Gay, WV.; stepdaughters, Cheryl (Gary) Porter of Radnor, WV.; Diana (Danny) Frasher of Louisa, Ky.; Angela (Rodney) Stroud of Fort Gay, WV;  7 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren; 9 step grandchildren; 7 step great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 pm Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tim Preston and Pastor Randy Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Lynch Cemetery, Fort Gay, WV.

Visitation will be 6:00 until 9:00 PM Monday at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

John Luther Young

1964 – 2016

John Luther Young, 51, of Webbville passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington.

John was born in Louisa on May 21, 1964 to the late Luther Young who passed away in 2001 and Jeanette Perkins-Young of Webbville.

He worked as a logger by trade for many years.

Besides his father he was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 1 sister at birth.

John leaves behind a loving family including his mother Jeanette Perkins-Young, one son Jonathan (Whitley) Young; two daughters Tori Young and Kassie (TJ) Barber all of Grayson; five brothers Donald (Peggy) Young, Dewey (Melissa) Young and Ronald (Marie) Young all of Louisa, David (Phyllis) Young of Garrison and Clyde (Tina) Young of Webbville; four sisters Helen Annette Church and Dorothy (Donald) Osborne both of Webbville, Betty Sue (Lee) Harkness of Proctorville, TN and Judy (Danny) Bush of Louisa; two grandchildren Taylor Gray of Ohio and Mackenzie Young of Grayson; a very special aunt and cousin Pearl and Loretta who loved him dearly as well as many friends and extended family members all of whom will cherish his memory.

Funeral Services will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Ralph Hogston officiating. Burial will follow at the Young Cemetery at Webbville.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at the Young Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 from 6-9 pm.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

James (Jim) Emmitt Allen

1949 -- 2016

James (Jim) Emmitt Allen, 67, of Mt. Pleasant Road, Louisa, Kentucky passed away Friday, August 19, 2016 at St. Mary's Hospital in Huntington, WV from injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident Tuesday,

Jim, a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, was born July 19, 1949 in Villa Park, IL.

Jim leaves behind his wife, Leonika Inge (Thiel) Allen, of 38 years; nieces, Rebecah (Darrell) Marie Allen McFarlin, Michelle Harris, Brittany Deatherage, and Ashley Harris; nephews, Joshua Russell Allen, Matthew Kerke and Joe Kerke; mother-in-law, Martha Thiel; sister-in-laws, Evelyn (Jim) Kerke, Marlene (Keith) Grady, Ruth (Bryan) Hughes, Linda Allen Workowski; great nieces, Baylee McFarlin and Evie Deatherage.

Jim is preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Marie Allen, of Villa Park, IL, and a brother, Robert Lee Allen, of Marengo, IL.

Jim, a mining engineer, received his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from Southern Illinois University. Jim was employed by Houston International Insurance Group as a Risk Assessor.

Jim loved the Cubs and Bears franchises, he enjoyed NASCAR and drag racing, he loved to play golf, being outdoors, his many pets, and working around the house. He was a hard worker, and a dedicated employee.

Visitation will be 11:00 am until 1:00 PM Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with services beginning at !2:30 PM.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to Jim's favorite charity, The Lawrence County Kentucky Humane Society, P.O. Box 1331 Louisa, Kentucky 41230

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com