John E. Young, 71, of Gladstone, MO, passed away July 28, 2020 at North Kansas City Hospital, North Kansas City, MO. He was born November 21, 1948 in St. Joseph, MO, the son of Jerry and Agnes (Langner) Young.
He was a 1970 graduate of the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science and had been a longtime Funeral Director in the Kansas City area. He had also been a federal employee for the Internal Revenue System, where he retired. John was of the Catholic faith.
Survivors include his sister, Sharon Cygan (Jerry), Blue Springs, MO, nephew, Chris Cygan (Kimberly), and their children; Mason, Carter, and Camryn, niece, Lisa Gillen (Israel), and their children; Hunter, Chase, and Kaitlyn. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Wednesday, August 5, with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11:00 am, all at St. John LaLande Parish, 805 NW R.D. Mize Road, Blue Springs, MO 64015. Graveside service will be 3:00 pm, at Calvary Cemetery, Plattsburg, MO. Due to Jackson County COVID regulations masks are to be worn at all times in the church. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105,. Arrangements are entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel, Blue Springs. Memories of John and words of comfort for his family may be shared at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.