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Monday, January 25, 2021

Updated Obituary - Christopher Del Young

Christopher Del Young (Chris/C.Y.), age 48, passed away Thursday, January 21st, 2021 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri due to complications with COVID-19. An open visitation with open casket will be from 5:00-7:00 PM Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 at the Vansant-Mills Chapel, Clinton, Missouri with cremation following.

A small memorial service will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 27th, 2021 also at the Chapel. A private inurnment will follow the memorial service in Lowry City Cemetery, Lowry City, Missouri.

Christopher loved rock music and going to concerts. He eventually got a job at the local radio station. He would program songs for both the country and rock station as well as do advertisements and the weather. He also loved to play video games especially with his kids. He even worked on and off at GameStop. He was a loving and kind person who would be there anybody and would do anything he could help his family and friends. He will be remembered fondly and be greatly missed.

Christopher is survived by his daughter Danielle Jensby (Young), and sons Devin Young, and Dalton Young, his father Gerald (Pete) Young, and brother Clint Young. He is also survived by children he came to love and saw as his own: Addison Yackle, Kyler Yackle, John Bettencourt, Halie Bettencourt, Teaira Nicole, and Shandale Henderson. He was a wonderful and loving father who believed he was put on this earth to be a dad.

The family suggest memorial contributions to the Kidney Foundation and may be left in care of the funeral home. Fond memories and condolences can be left online at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home of Clinton, Missouri.