April 17, 1949 ~ January 31, 2023

Born in: Indianapolis , IN.
Resided in: Camby , IN.

Donald E. Young Sr. 73, of Camby, Indiana passed away on January 31, 2023. Don was a man of many talents and business ventures that included, but not limited to: The Owner operator of Indy Class Act Limo, an auctioneer, a freight and shipping operator, an exterminator, and a gas station owner, but above all he was a loving husband and father. Don was known as one of the “Godfathers” of fireworks for Indiana. He was a man of god; as well as a trustee for his church. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife Donna Young, his three sons: Timmy (Christie) Weesner, Donald E.  (Kim) Young Jr., and Jeremy Young. His two daughters: Jennifer (Richard) Swinney, and Angel Smith. His siblings: Bob Young, Mattie Smith, and Susie Prater. As well as his 13 grandkids, and 5 great-grandkids. Don was proceeded in death by his mother and father Bessie and Clarence Young , and 4 siblings Mary Ratliff, George Young, Junior Young and Earl Young. Don will be greatly missed, but never forgotten. Visitation will be held at Legacy Cremation & Funeral of Indianapolis on February 7, 2023 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral service will be held at West Newton Worship & Youth Center on February 8, 2023 at 12:00pm with additional visitation from 10:00am until service time.  Burial to follow at West newton Cemetery.

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. Daddy I love you and miss you terribly I don’t know how life will go on without you. Please watch over us. We love you!!!!!

  3. Don,You wasn’t supposed to leave us.You are going to be missed terribly, but I know you will be watching over us.You are happy now cause you’re with mom ,dad and Ed.He was probably laughing and having a great time specially after he saw you.I better quit ,some else probably wants to send you a message.I love and miss dearly..

  4. Words can’t express the love I have for you. Thank you for being the best papaw that a gal could have ever asked for. Your habits, work ethic, love, hustle, stubbornness and memories will continue to be a part of each of us. You are and will be missed, papaw. I love you ♥️♥️

  5. Papaw was such a good man and he will be missed but he’s happy now and in a better place I know everyone is hurting and it’s a really hard time now for everyone especially my father and we all love him very much but it’s jus so different without him here I feel like I’m in a daze constantly and it jus don’t feel real I remember dad telling me and I just broke down he is a fighter and will always be it just hurts to know he’s gone I love you papaw and Ik ur happy right now we all miss u I love u fly high old man you’ll be missed by many ❤️🕊️♾️

  6. Cuz I’m going to miss you. Who will I trade knives with? We had some good times. Give my dad a big hug when you get there, tell him I miss him so much. Love you cuz!

  7. I’ll forever love you Grandpa Don. Thank you for everything you’ve done for me and being a positive role model in my life. I wouldn’t be the woman I am today without you. I’ll see you again one day

  8. I met Don through Donny when. I was just a small kid. He was always very welcoming & treated me with such kindness.
    When I had children he treated them so good as well. We always loved to go to his church with him when we got the chance. He was definitely loved and respected by so many people and will be missed dearly 💙

  9. Don… may the light of being blessed and forever young live on through all the seeds you have planted in life. Forever loved. Forever respected

  10. Uncle Don you was a very awesome man. You was always there when I needed you and when ever I needed something. You treated my kids with respect and was always good to them. You will be missed very much and loved always. Fly High and tell grandma and grandpa Hi. Now I know you are at peace and in no more pain. R.I.P. uncle Don 💞😘🤗

  11. I’m sorry the miles have separated us. It was always fun to be around Don. His life impacted many and I know he will be missed.

  12. Our deepest condolences and sympathies to Donny, Kim and the family. I only knew Don for several years, but he was a fun and interesting guy to be around. Remember the good times. Tom and Cindy Angrick

  13. Don was a great man and a true friend and somebody I truly looked up to and greatly appreciated everything he taught me with the auction business and in life. His stories were the greatest ever!! Don helped me so much with the passing of both parents and was always there at the drop of a phone call. I only can hope he felt the same.
    You will be greatly missed old man!
    Truly one of the great ones!!!!

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