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Jimmy "Jd" Denton Young

April 9, 1931 — July 11, 2022

Jimmy "JD" Denton Young, 91, of Anadarko, OK entered into his heavenly home on Monday, July 11th, 2022 in Anadarko, OK. He was born on April 9th, 1931 in Cherokee, OK to Lester and Goldie (Delano) Young.
Jim attended and graduated from Cherokee High School with the class of 1949. After graduating, he worked for 4B Construction for two years before joining the United States Army where he proudly served his country for four years. He married Anna Laura Depperschmidt in 1953. They had two sons, Terence Dale Young and Bryan Denton Young. Jim then worked for PSO in Oklahoma City before moving to Anadarko to work for Western Farmers Electric Cooperative until his retirement in 1992. He married Sarah Blankinship in Anadarko on January 4th, 1982.
JD was an avid coin collector, loved fishing, hunting, playing ping pong, tinkering in his shop and had many hands on hobbies including making planes and other items out of pop cans. He loved visiting the Sale Barn every Thursday morning looking for bargains. In his older years he was known as the "Candy Man." It brought him joy to hand out candy from his pocket to friends and family. He was a kind, faithful man who loved the Lord, his family, church and community. JD will be remembered in the many memories he leaves in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Goldie Young, wife Anna Young, brother Billy Benton Young Sr., brother in laws Norman and Wendall Blankinship and brother and sister in law Dale and Virginia Pownell.
JD is survived by his wife Sarah of the home, sons Terence Young and wife Cindy of Anadarko and Bryan Young of Oklahoma City. Grandchildren Dylan Young and wife Samantha, Andrea Wall and husband Shelby all of Anadarko. Great grandchildren Kylan, Chesney, Parker, Demri Wall and Bodhi and Ford Young all of Anadarko. Nephew Billy Young and wife Sheila and great nephew Jason McCathern of Anadarko. Sister in law Pat Blankinship of Lubbock, TX and brother in law Herbert Blankinship of Midland, TX. Also numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be on Friday, July 15th, 2022 from 9:00am - 8:00pm at Ray and Martha's Funeral Home in Anadarko, OK.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, July 16th, 2022 at the First Assembly of God Church in Anadarko, OK. Interment will be in the Memory Lane Cemetery in Anadarko, OK following the service.
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Friday, July 15, 2022

9:00am - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Ray and Martha's Funeral Home Anadarko

1115 South Mission Street, Anadarko, OK 73005

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Saturday, July 16, 2022

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