David Young


NEW BAVARIA -- David M. Young, 35, of New Bavaria, known by many as "Big Dave" passed away on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at the Toledo Hospital from injuries sustained in a snowmobile accident.

He was born on January 10, 1978, to Daniel and Karen (Nally) Young in Defiance.

David worked for Johns Manville for 171⁄2 years and was a member of GMP Union Local 51. He enjoyed farming, riding his Harley-Davidson, snowmobiling and was an avid hunter.

David is survived by his parents, Daniel F. and Karen Young of Holgate; brother, Danny (Debbie) Young of Holgate; sister, Kathy (Tom) Cramer of Defiance; girlfriend, Jennifer Newman of Defiance; grandparents, Vernon and Betty Young of Ayersville, Clifford and Madge Nally of Defiance; nephews, Jacob Cramer, Bradley, Brock and Braylon Young; and a niece, Emma Cramer.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Loreda K. Nally; and a cousin, Jason Young.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today and 2-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at Schaffer Funeral Home and 10-11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Defiance Church of the Nazarene, Defiance.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Defiance Church of the Nazarene with Rev. Donald Leonard, Rev. Sam Suman and Rev. Tim Bess officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery.

The family request memorials be made the Multiple Sclerosis Society in honor of his mother.

Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.

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  • To The Young Family,

    I was so sorry to learn of your loss of your wonderful son David.  I remember many fun times with him and you guys.  I will be praying for you and your extended famiy.  Steve Winegardner