John-Paul Young

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John-Paul Young

February 13, 2019

John-Paul Young John-Paul Young, age 40, of Crab Orchard, WV, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019.
He was the son of Roger and Sandy Greene Young of Crab Orchard, and was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, "Pawpaw "Joseph Howard Greene, paternal grandparents, Rev. Cleveland Young and Susan Reid Young; by uncles, John Young and Robert J. "R.J." Blair; a nephew Hunter Scott Lambert.
Other than his loving parents, John-Paul is survived by his maternal grandmother "Mawmaw" Ardis Lilly Greene of Beckley; two sisters, Stephanie Lambert and husband Jeff of Beckley, and Laura Glotfelty and husband Nick of Huntington; niece Kyndal Lambert and nephew Blaise Lambert, of Beckley, a nephew Nathaniel Goltfelty of Huntington. Many aunts, uncles, and cousins, and a very special person in his life, Amy Rife of Beckley, also survive.
John-Paul grew up in Sophia, and graduated from Independence High School Class of 1996. He was an outstanding athlete, and was an All-State baseball player. He played baseball at WV State College, and then transferred to Concord University where he earned his college degree. John-Paul loved the outdoors, and his passion was fishing on the New River. He loved the WV University Mountaineers and the New York Yankees. John-Paul was well known and loved by so many people. He battled addiction for many years, and was set free by the Grace of God on February 13, 2019.
A Celebration of his Life will be held Sunday, February 17, 2019, at the Open Door Church, Shady Spring, WV, at 3 PM with Pastor Don Kelly officiating. Friends and family may gather together from 1 PM until 3 PM on Sunday at the church.
The family would like to thank everyone for the out-pouring of love, prayers, food and gifts. God Bless You All!
Private online condolences and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.
Published on February 16, 2019
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2 posts

Brad marshall indy high school
Feb 21, 2019
I went to school with john he was always a nice dude and was friends with everyone. I am sad he is gone but will always be remembered..RIP
millie cox
Feb 17, 2019
dear sandy and roger you are in my prayers God bless you
sorry to hear of your lost but God knows best he makes
no mistakes he rests in the arms of a just God out of
all pain and suffering Love you all.