John D. Young

July 23, 1972 ~ September 26, 2022 (age 50) 50 Years Old
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John D. Young, age 50 of Sherwood, Ohio, passed away with his family by his side on Monday, September 26, 2022 at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.   
He was born on July 23, 1972 to the late Robert and Deborah (Davis) Young in Anderson, Indiana. On June 6, 2014 he married Amy (Sindel) Young, who survives. John enjoyed watching sports, and was a huge fan of the Purdue Boilermakers and Detroit Tigers. In his leisure time he loved to play cards, travel with his wife, and play with his grandchildren. 
John is survived by his loving wife, Amy Young of Sherwood, OH, and his children; Tabitha Risk of Marysville, OH, Adrienna Young of Defiance, Ethan Young of Bryan, OH, Chelsie Rees of Florida, Katy (Zak) Kirkendall of Napoleon, OH, and Bradley Eppleman of Defiance. He also leaves behind two grandchildren; Brooklynn in Ft. Wayne, IN and Guinevere of Defiance, his brothers, Robert (Tina) Young of Spencerville, IN, and Kevin (Tifinie) Voiles of Anderson, IN, his sister, Jennifer (Frank) Hules of California, and his stepmother, Cindy Young of Anderson, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents. 
Friends may visit the family on Monday, October 3, 2022 from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. 
Memorials are suggested to Ft. Defiance Humane Society. Online condolences can be given at


October 3, 2022

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512


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