Our condolences to Mark Young whose father, Jim Young, passed away on Wednesday night, January 6, after a long illness. We extend heartfelt prayers to Mark, Tanya, Brodin and Lukas. May God give them strength, comfort and peace in the days ahead.

Obituary as follows:

James Young 2YOUNG, James Jesse (Jim) – Passed away at the Norfolk General Hospital while surrounded by his family on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 of Simcoe in his 87th year. Son of the Late Jesse and Ivy Young and beloved husband of the Late Lorraine nee: Barber (2013). Loving father of Richard (Sharon), Leslie Forrest (Lorne), Gail Rust (John), Michael, Steve Jesse (Doreen), Mark (Tanya). Also surviving are his cherished grandchildren and great-grandchildren, brother Bob Young (Elsie), sisters-in-law Ilene Barber and Emma Barber, numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sisters Shirley Young, Joyce Lyne (Chuck) and Ivy Barber (Gord). Jim was the owner/operator of Jim Young Heating and Air Conditioning for many years. Friends are invited to meet with the family on Monday, January 11, 2016 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. at THE BALDOCK FUNERAL HOME, 96 Norfolk St. N., Simcoe where the funeral will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Reverend Ward Taylor officiating followed by interment at Oakwood Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in Jim’s memory are asked to consider The Diabetic Association, Royal Canadian Legion Branch #79 or The Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences at www.baldockfuneralhome.com