Ricky J. Young

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Ricky J. Young

Lyons - Ricky J. Young, 60, of Lyons, Kansas, passed away on November 16, 2021, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Hutchinson. He was born January 3, 1961, in Attica, Kansas, the son of Daniel and Josephine Sutton Young. Ricky was a lifelong Lyons resident. He graduated from Lyons High School and the Law Enforcement Academy in Hutchinson. Ricky was owner and operator of New Image Trucking of Lyons for 20 plus years and prior to that was undersheriff of Kiowa County, Kansas for eight years. He enjoyed building and racing race cars, was an avid fisherman, enjoyed hunting, watching the Kansas City Chiefs and Nascar, and most of all spending time with his grandchildren. Ricky was a member of the KIA (Kansas Intelligence Association). He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Beverly Sloan of Lyons; five sons, Nathan Young of Slidell, LA, Richard Young of Hutchinson, KS, Geoffrey Young and wife Danielle of Slidell, LA, Robert Young of Lyons, and Opie Thurman of Lyons; three daughters, Jennifer Young of Boise, ID, Nicole Vopat and husband Jeremy of Wilson, KS, and Savannah Bedoka and husband Jake of New Castle, OK; two brothers, Gary Young and wife Joyce Vicksburg, MS, and Gene Young of Golden, CO; sister, Linda Perry and husband Perry of Lyons; two sisters-in-law, Vickie Young of NC, and Ellen Young of Isabell, KS; fourteen grandchildren, Lillian Young, Mia Young, Chasity Young, Rainee Dai Shelton, Dallas Vopat, Derek Vopat, Ralph Kyler, Montana Young, Avery Bedoka, Jensyn Bedoka, Matthew Thurman, Sofia Thurman, Caitlin Thurman, and Evan Thurman. Ricky was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Larry Young and Danny Young. Funeral service will be at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons with Pastor Kim Shank officiating. Visitation will be from 1:30 P.M. until service time with family present. Burial will follow at Lyons Municipal Cemetery, Lyons. Memorials may be given to Kansas Sheriff's Association or the Kansas Wildlife and Parks in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons.

Posted online on November 19, 2021

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Ricky J. Young

Birzer Funeral Home

Ricky J. Young

Lyons - Ricky J. Young, 60, of Lyons, Kansas, passed away on November 16, 2021, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Hutchinson. He was born January 3, 1961, in Attica, Kansas, the son of Daniel and Josephine Sutton Young. Ricky was a lifelong Lyons resident. He graduated from Lyons High School and the Law Enforcement Academy in Hutchinson. Ricky was owner and operator of New Image Trucking of Lyons for 20 plus years and prior to that was undersheriff of Kiowa County, Kansas for eight years. He enjoyed building and racing race cars, was an avid fisherman, enjoyed hunting, watching the Kansas City Chiefs and Nascar, and most of all spending time with his grandchildren. Ricky was a member of the KIA (Kansas Intelligence Association). He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Beverly Sloan of Lyons; five sons, Nathan Young of Slidell, LA, Richard Young of Hutchinson, KS, Geoffrey Young and wife Danielle of Slidell, LA, Robert Young of Lyons, and Opie Thurman of Lyons; three daughters, Jennifer Young of Boise, ID, Nicole Vopat and husband Jeremy of Wilson, KS, and Savannah Bedoka and husband Jake of New Castle, OK; two brothers, Gary Young and wife Joyce Vicksburg, MS, and Gene Young of Golden, CO; sister, Linda Perry and husband Perry of Lyons; two sisters-in-law, Vickie Young of NC, and Ellen Young of Isabell, KS; fourteen grandchildren, Lillian Young, Mia Young, Chasity Young, Rainee Dai Shelton, Dallas Vopat, Derek Vopat, Ralph Kyler, Montana Young, Avery Bedoka, Jensyn Bedoka, Matthew Thurman, Sofia Thurman, Caitlin Thurman, and Evan Thurman. Ricky was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Larry Young and Danny Young. Funeral service will be at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons with Pastor Kim Shank officiating. Visitation will be from 1:30 P.M. until service time with family present. Burial will follow at Lyons Municipal Cemetery, Lyons. Memorials may be given to Kansas Sheriff's Association or the Kansas Wildlife and Parks in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons.

Posted online on November 19, 2021