Eric C. Young, 50, of 203 Niagara Ave., Jamestown, died unexpectedly Friday, July 26, 2013, in WCA Hospital.
He was born June 1, 1963, in Salamanca, N.Y., and was a graduate of Ran-dolph High School.
An avid reader, Eric also enjoyed playing scratch-off tickets.
He is survived by his mother, Julia Hartman Young Barton of Seattle, Wash.; a son, Bryan Johnston of Frewsburg; a sister, Connie Young of Jamestown; three brothers: Fred (Sharon) Young of Frewsburg, James (Tino) Young of Seattle, and Todd Young of Georgia; and his best friend and extended family of 30 years, Gary, Jody and Rayshell Gauggel of Jamestown.
Eric was preceded in death by his father, Everett Young.
A memorial service will be held at a later date to be announced. Visitation will not be observed.
Memorials may be made to the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Eric at www.lindfuneralhome.com.