Obituaries » Lester C. Young
December 21, 1948 - September 29, 2015
Lester Charles Young, 66, of Fort Scott died early Tuesday morning September 29, 2015. He was born December 21, 1948 in Kansas City, Missouri the son of Earl Wayne and Lona Marie (Burrell) Young. He married Alice May Agnew October 12, 1972 in Miami, Oklahoma and she preceded him in death December 16, 2011.
Lester is survived by his children, David Young and wife Kirsten of Olathe, Kansas, Diana Payton and husband Jason of Kansas City, Missouri, Debra Young of Raytown, Missouri, and Daniel Young of Fort Scott, Kansas; five brothers, Lonnie Young of Grain Valley, Missouri, Allen Young of Kansas City, Kansas, Larry Young of Bonner Springs, Kansas, Tommy Young, also of Bonner Springs, and Kriss Young of Kansas City, Kansas; and a sister Donna Tanaka, also of Kansas City, Kansas; sixteen grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife Alice, he was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Anna Marie Agnew.
Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, October 1, 2015 at the Fort Scott National Cemetery under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. Friends and family will meet at the funeral home at 12:00 noon and leave for the cemetery at 1:15 p.m. Military Honors at the cemetery will be conducted by the Olson-Frary-Burkhart Post 1165 Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Detail. Condolences may be emailed to [email protected]