Sandra J. Young, 85, of Belle Valley, OH, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 18, 1937 in Buffalo, OH, the daughter of the late John and Etta M. Murphy Gibson.
She attended Kent State University for accounting. She worked as an accountant in the oil and gas industry for many years. She was a founding member and traveled for over 50 years, having also served as Regional Director of the Guernsey County Association of Desk and Derrick Club. She was also a member of the Noble County Red Hatters, Guernsey-Noble Business and Professional Women and Guernsey Memorial Hospital Auxiliary – Wing #13. Sandra was an avid reader. She also loved to travel, whether by motorcycle, RV or snowmobile. She has taken several memorable snowmobile trips, including trips to Yellowstone and Iceland. Sandra and Mike spent eight years in their winter home in Zephyrhills, Florida.
Besides her parents, she is predeceased by a sister Diane (Joe) Krall.
Those who cherish her memory are her husband, Michael R. Young, whom she married on November 13, 1981; 2 daughters Kearny Shimp Hambrick (Ron Mongolier) of Cambridge, OH, and Kathryn (Will) Bellinger of Bolivar, OH; stepsons Kevin (Leslie) Young of Marengo, OH and Brian Young of Edgewood, NM; 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; and a loving companion, his dog Bean. She also leaves to mourn many friends.
The cremation will be observed. A memorial visitation will be held on December 3, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Chandler Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 609 West Street, Caldwell, OH 43724. A memorial service will conclude the visitation on December 3, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel at Chandler’s Funeral Home, with Beverly Pottmeyer officiating. Interment will take place at a later date at Hiramsburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Sandra’s honor to the Noble County Historical Society, 419 West Street, PO Box 128, Caldwell, OH 43724, or to a charity of your choice. Chandler Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 609 West Street, Caldwell, OH 43724, has been assigned to care for the family. Please join us in commemorating Sandra by visiting her memorial at www.ChandlerFuneralHome.net
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