Emerson L. “Tinker” Young

By Orleans Hub Posted 1 September 2021 at 8:55 am

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Emerson L. “Tinker” Young, 75, of Lyndonville entered into rest on Sun., Aug. 29, 2021.

Born Feb. 21, 1946 in Medina, Tinker was a son of the late Emerson J. and Mildred (Corser) Young. Tinker, a Vietnam veteran, proudly served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Constellation CVA 64 from 1964-1968.

Tinker was employed by Harrison Radiator Division of GMC for over thirty years and retired as a welder. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and ATV riding. He was a proud supporter of the NRA and SCOPE. Tinker was actively involved throughout his life with the Medina and Lyndonville Fire Departments. He was also a member of Lincoln Post #1483 VFW in Medina. He loved the water and could often be found aboard a boat or at Point Breeze watching the sunset. Tink had a passion for hot rods and classic cars. He was always ready to share a story during his many car shows. He will forever be remembered for his mischievous spirit, kind heart, strong beliefs and devotion to God, Country, family and friends.

He was predeceased by his wife, Sandra (Sewar-Walls) Young in 2011; and his older brother, Russell Young. Tinker is survived by son, James (Shelly) Luczak; daughter, Tricia (Michael) Croce; grandchildren: Tyler and Jenna Luczak and Adriana and Benjamin Croce; brother, Robert (Jean) Young; and sister, Roxanne (Roger) Hueber. He has numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Calling hours will be held on Fri., Sept. 3 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Oak Orchard Assembly of God Church, 12111 Ridge Rd., Medina, with his funeral service immediately following at 1 p.m. Interment, with full military honors, will be held in Boxwood Cemetery, Medina.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to either the Lyndonville Fire Dept., 148 N. Main St., Lyndonville, NY 14098; or Medina Fire Dept., 600 Main St., Medina, NY 14103.

Arrangements are in the care of Cooper Funeral Home, Medina. Share condolences at www.cooperfuneralhome.com