Patrick L. Young was born in Tallahassee, Florida on November 13,1926 to Herbert and Emilia Tobar Young. Both of his parents have preceded him in death.
Patrick served honorably in the Army and Air Force. He was stationed in Okinawa, Japan, Hawaii, Italy, Spain, Korea and Walker Air Force Base in Roswell, N.M. He also served at Fort Walton Beach, Florida at
Eglin Air Force Base and Holloman Air Force Base. Patrick retired from Holloman Air Force Base after 28 years, 8 months and 4 days. Patrick received the Good Conduct Medal, Air Force Longevity Service Award,
Army of Occupation and the National Defense Service medal for the victory of World War II.
Patrick and wife, Eleanor were married for 55 wonderful years. Eleanor traveled with Pat to different bases around the world. When Pat retired they also traveled to different countries. Patrick and Eleanor stayed in
Alamogordo after Pat retired from Holloman. They moved to Roswell in 1996 to be close to family and built a home which was warm and welcoming.
Pat is survived by his wife, Eleanor; daughter Jinnie Ortega and husband Charlie; son Tito M. Campos and wife Jane; brother Warren Young; grandchildren Michael Ortega and wife Birgit, Andrew Ortega and partner Terri,
Rick Ortega, Rueben Onega. Julian Ortega and wife Angela, Pauline Steadman and husband Bill, Lisa Hurtado and husband Jose, Tito Joseph Campos and wife Louise; great grandchildren Michael C. Ortega and partner Nicole,
Chris Ortega, Eric Robertson and wife Britney, Jessica Lopez, Alyssa Campos, Joseph Campos, Christie Ragel and husband Rick, Andrew P. Ortega and partner Elena, Twyla White, Starlarose Ortega, Elena Ortega, and Jakob Ortega.
Patrick has numerous great-great grandchildren and great-great-great grandchildren. Also surviving him are his nephews Patrick Young and wife Becky, Kenneth Young, Allan Young; niece Debbie English and husband Bob;
great nephews Robert and Philip English.
In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by his son Larry Campos; brother Aurelio and great-grandchildren Matthew and Nico Ortega.
A rosary will be held at 9:00 am, Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at St. John’s Catholic Church with a funeral service to follow at 10:00 am. Deacon Ernesto Martinez will officiate. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery with
Roswell Veteran’s Honor Guard conducting military honors.
Condolences to Mrs. Young and family, our thoughts and prayers are with your family. God bless!
Manuel MirandaRoswell, NM
I am so sorry for your loss. May the words of our loving heavenly Father bring your family comfort and strength during this most difficult time as He promises to bring our loved ones back to life in a perfect world where there will be no more suffering or death (John 5:28-29 & Revelation 21:4).
It was my great honor to know Mr. Young, he was a gentleman and always so kind. I am very sorry for your loss.
Barbara WhittenCorfu, NY
Sorry to hear about Mr Pat
To the Young family, my heartfelt condolences for the loss of your loved one. May you be comforted by the "Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort.”(2 Cor 1:3) One day soon, all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out. (John 5:28, 29) May these promises from God's word, the Bible give you comfort now and real hope for the future. My deepest sympathy.
Your smile was infectious, your stories were captivating and your presence was a blessing. We love you Grandpa Pat and will miss you so much, but you will forever be in our hearts and life for always in our memories. Until we meet again. XOXO
Christie RangelWaco, TX