Michael D. "Mickey" Youtt Jr., 62, of Auburn, died Monday May 25 in St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse, with his wife Riccarda Jarvis by his side. Born in Auburn, Mickey was employed as a truck driver for most of his life. He enjoyed traveling across the continental forty-eight states for several years. During his later years, he traveled closer to home and was employed by Upstate Paving. Mickey also enjoyed moving amusement rides for Playland Amusements and maintaining his landscaping and snowplowing business. He enjoyed all types of gambling; playing cards, betting the Triple Crown, playing quick draw, scratch-offs and taking trips to various casinos. Mickey also enjoyed riding his Harley and spending time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Mickey is survived by his children, a son Michael D. Youtt III (Sherree) of FL, daughter Jillean F. Lowe (Jesse) of FL, son Kraig L. Crawford (Tammy) of FL, son Shawn M. Youtt of Auburn, and daughter Kassandra M. Youtt (Jeff) of Auburn; siblings, sister Jane E. Laning of Auburn, sister Michele D. Laning of Auburn, brother Louis E. Youtt (Tracy) of Lansing; sister Amy M. Vorhis of Auburn; Sister Lynn A. Youtt of Auburn; brother Michael R. Feocco of Union Springs; sister Deborah A. Racona (Joe) of Auburn, and Louis E. Youtt of Auburn. Mickey is also survived by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, too many to list.
In addition to his parents Michael D. Youtt Sr. and Shirley Alcock Youtt, Mickey is predeceased by daughter Jennifer O. Jarvis; maternal grandfather George Alcock, maternal grandmother Frances Alcock, paternal grandfather Louis Youtt, paternal grandmother Gratia Youtt, uncle George Alcock, uncle Frederick Alcock, aunt Betty Krebs, aunt Irene Alcock, father-in-law Clement L. Lago, mother-in-law Else M. Lago, brother-in-law Albert R. Laning, brother-in-law Bradley S. Laning, cousin-in-law James G. Waters and niece Katherine A. Fletcher.
Due to the current restrictions, memorial services will be conducted Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 12:00 noon in the Cheche Funeral Home Inc., 1778 Clark St. Rd., Auburn. A celebration of life will follow at 3:00 pm, taking place at the Emerson Lake Pavilion on Owasco Lake.
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