Biography: Earnest R. Young, 79 of Bucyrus passed away on Friday March 11, 2022 at home. Earnie was born June 17, 1942 in Bucyrus to the late Darrell and Ura (Tharp) Young. He was married August 30, 1962 to Esther L. (Grasley) Johnson Young who preceded him in death on August 20, 2016. He was also preceded in death by 1 grandson, brother John, and sisters Barbara, Alva, Mary, and Patricia.
Earnest is survived by 2 children, who he took in as small children when he married Esther, and they are Janice (Robert) Young and Dannie (Juanita) Johnson both of Bucyrus; 12 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren; sister Gloria (Carl) Angel; and brothers James (Sue) Young, Robert (Janice) Young, and Larry (Diane) Young. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Earnest did drywall work, worked at Monroe Steel (Crawford Steel) and Ohio Crane before retiring. He enjoyed working on his farming and being with his many pets. Earnie was a member of the Oceola Pentecostal Tabernacle.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 1:30 pm in the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home with Rev. Carl Angel officiating and burial to follow in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm and on Tuesday from 12:30 pm until the time of the service. Memorials may be made to the Oceola Pentecostal Tabernacle, the Tabernacle of Praise, or the American Kidney Foundation.