Mason E. Young (16) of Effingham


Published on July 6 2012 5:27 pm

Mason E. Young, 16, of Effingham died at 9:46am Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana from injuries received in a motor vehicle accident.  His brother, Chance, died in the same accident on June 27.

Funeral services will be 2pm Monday, July 9, at Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham with burial in Oskaloosa Cemetery near Xenia.  Visitation will be from 10am until service time on Monday.  Memorials to the family to assist with expenses.

He was born September 8, 1995 in Effingham to Wade Young and Jamie Lynn (Erwin) Young.  He was employed at Taco Rail in Effingham.  He enjoyed basketball, video games, movies and hanging out with friends.  In order to help others, Mason's family graciously donated his organs to Gift of Hope.

Survivors include his father, Wade Young of Flora...his mother, Jamie Plowman and husband Terry of Effingham...paternal grandmother, Judy Young of Flora...maternal grandmother, Pam Erwin and fiance Joe Borries of Effingham...stepbrothers and stepsisters, Jessica, Miranda, Santana and Tyler...aunts, Lisa Miller and husband Rick of Edgewood, Jennifer Erwin of Mattoon, and Jodi Erwin and fiance Martin Durbin of Altamont...uncle, Jeff Young and wife Carrie of Florida...niece, Jenee...and cousins, Lindsey, Jake, Danyell, Kaleb and Madison.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Chance...his paternal grandfather, Donald Young...and his maternal grandfather, Dan Erwin.