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Donald Roscoe Younkin

February 26, 1937 ~ January 19, 2021 (age 83)


Donald Roscoe Younkin, 83, of Garrett, died January 19, 2021 at Siemon's Lakeview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Donald was the son of the late James Derwood Younkin and Nelda (Shanks) Younkin. He was born February 26, 1937 in Rockwood, graduated from Rockwood High School in 1955. Donald was married to the late Judy Ann (Hoover) Younkin for 52 years. Besides his parents and wife, he is also preceded in death by a son, Spencer Dean Younkin, and a sister, Linda (Younkin) Raeger. Survived by his son, Stuart Don Younkin and his wife,, Janet (Lamison) Younkin, of Shepherdstown, WV. Sister, Luanne Knopsnyder of Rockwood. Several nieces and nephews. Donald worked for the B & O Railroad as a freight agent for several years before going into banking, where he worked for the old U.S. National Bank in Somerset and then the First Commonwealth Bank in Jennerstown. He served as a tank commander in Company “C'” (Somerset), 2nd/103rd, 28 Division, Pennsylvania National Army Guard. He also was a member of the Somerset Squadron 1502, Civil Air Patrol, Somerset Amateur Radio Club (call sign: WB3FBD), and was a 60+ year member of the Meyersdale Masonic Lodge #554, Free & Accepted Masons, as well as the Royal Arch Chapter. There will be no Funeral Services. Arrangements by the M. Ray Leckemby Funeral Home.

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