Arnold H. Young, 1948 – 2018

JAMAICA, Vt. – Arnold H. Young, 69, a resident of Jamaica, Vt. passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the Vermont Veteran’s Home in Bennington, Vt. the son of Raymond P. Young Sr. and Lois S. (Reynolds) Young. He was born in Brattleboro, Vt. July 20, 1948. He graduated from Leland and Gray Seminary. After graduating, he entered the U.S. Army where he served in the Vietnam War.

Arnie worked for many years at Kearley Fuel in Jamaica, Vt. and Intervale Condominium Association in Bondville, Vt., as well as providing caretaking services on the side. He was a member of the American Legion West River Valley Post 16 and a member of the West Townshend Seventh Day Adventist Church.

He leaves his family, wife Donna Young of Jamaica, Vt.; his former wife Judith Holden of West Townshend, Vt. as well as children and grandchildren; Lori and Tom Staib of West Townshend and their daughter Sarah Staib of Arlington; Linda and Jerry Hescock and their daughters Ashely and Kelsey of Wardsboro; Julie and Randy Barrows of Wardsboro and their sons Nathan and Bryan; Marci and Ray Barrows of Jamaica and their son Chris; Kenny Chase and his friend Sherry Titus-Lawrence of Jamaica. He leaves his brother Peter Young and sisters Judy Young and Connie Bentley, all of Wardsboro, Vt.

He was predeceased by his parents Raymond Sr. and Lois Young; brothers Jerry, Ray Jr. and Robert Young; and daughter Lisa Young Noble and Perry Chase III. Memorial gifts in memory of Arnie may be made to Vermont Veteran’s Home, 325 North Street, Bennington, VT 05201; Lisa’s Love Charitable Association, 1120 Windham Hill Road, West Townshend, VT 05359; or contact Elaine Beckwith, Community Food Pantry, 3923 RT 30 Jamaica, VT 05343.

Graveside services for Arnold Young will be held July 1, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the East Jamaica Cemetery in Vermont off of Route 30. To send the family personal condolences, please visit

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