Fred Jay Young

Fred Jay Young, 62, passed away February 21, 2020. 
Fred was born on July 25, 1957 in Oklahoma City, OK.  He graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School in 1976.  As a Boy Scout he earned the highest rank of Eagle Scout.  He married Jennifer Austin on August 4, 1979. He was a devoted and loving husband, father and Grandpa.  He loved fishing, hunting, and spending time with family.
He was survived by his mother, Louise Young; wife Jennifer Young; daughter, Melissa Homer and husband Andrew; son, Brett Young; daughter, Natalie Pemberton and husband Andrew.  Three sisters Bobbi Welke and husband Bill, sister Terry Young, sister Candy Roady.   He has 5 grandchildren; Loghan, Riley, Raegan, Caelyn, Vaughn and Great-Granddaughter, Everlie.


His celebration of life will be this Friday February 28th from 2-4 p.m. at the Shawnee Civic Center 13817 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS 66216


  1. Judy & David Katterhenrich on March 27, 2020 at 8:13 am

    Louise, Jenbufer and family. I firtubateky, we justcjsatned of Fred’s passing. We have so many good memories of our years with you as our girls, Lisa and Natalie grew up together at Tomahawk Elementary. Fred was so much fun and put up with so many kid shenanigans!!! We miss those days, and will cherish thise tones. Prayers are with all of you..,.

  2. Kathy Hurley on February 28, 2020 at 3:35 pm

    May the care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. Our most sincere condolences.
    Hearing of this sad news brought great memories back to the top of our minds. Games, cookouts, swimming, and being together. Marc also remembered the fun he had working with Fred on plumbing jobs. Fred’s name came up just last week when we were in the ‘old’ neighborhood driving by Broadmoor and Marc’s childhood home.
    Very nice Obit. 5 Grandchildren, so nice, we are blessed with 6.
    Jennifer, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Peace and Love

  3. Dan Butler on February 28, 2020 at 1:03 pm

    Fred Young was a beautiful person. he was a very family devoted human being, and loved his family and friends unconditionally. he became a big part of my life in the 80’s as he was my trainer, teaching me how to be a Great plumber in the service industry, he was always patient with me and taught me his expertise to make me an excellent plumber and how to create relationships with customers. we had ALOT of great times working together and getting to know his wife, Jennifer and their beautiful children coming up. what a great family!! we would go to his house and have our lunch there. Fred was known everywhere for his outgoing personality, and always made people smile. Fred,,,,may you rest in peace,,and God Bless you Jennifer, Melissa ,Brett, and Natalie. We ALL WILL MISS YOU, but Never forget you! Dan Butler

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