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Jeffrey Younce

Jeffrey W. Younce, 61, Lewisville, Ind., died Friday, July 11, 2014 at Hancock Regional Hospital.

    He was born April 18, 1953, in Muncie, Ind., to Donald and Janet (Bales) Younce.

    He was a 1971 graduate of Wes-Del High School and served in the U.S. Navy. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in education from Ball State University in 1980, majoring in Criminal Justice, Social Studies and Sociology. He earned a Master's degree in education from Ball State in 1985. He worked for Allied Barton Security at Lafayette Square in Indianapolis, Ind.

    Surviving are his mother, Janet Younce; his companion, Carolyn Auten, and her daughter, Lindsay Auten; two brothers, Steve Younce (Pat Barnes) and Randy (Becky) Younce; one sister, Lynn (Stephen) Scroggins; six nieces and nephews, Michelle (Matt) Jennings, Jason (Brandy) Fuson, Kevin (Ginger) Scroggins, Devin Scroggins, Jordan Younce and Kelsey Younce; as well as many friends.

    He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Younce.

    Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 15, at Pitman-Richman Funeral Home in Eaton, Ind., with Max James officiating.

    Burial is in Jones Cemetery, Muncie, Ind.

    Memorials may be directed to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214, the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674, or the American Diabetes Association, 7363 East 21 St., Indianapolis, IN 46219.

    Online condolences may be sent at http://www.watersfuneral homes.com.

    Pitman-Richman Funeral Home in Eaton, Ind., was in charge of arrangements.