Harold Youngblood, father of Kern County sheriff, dies at 93

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Harold Youngblood, father of Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood, died at the age of 93 on Sept. 6. 

According to a Facebook post by Honor Flight Kern County, Youngblood served during World War II in the U.S. Coast Guard as a seaman starting in 1943, when he was only a junior in high school. He was also a member of the Merchant Marines. He was in the southern Pacific when the war ended in 1946.  

No information has been provided to KGET about a service for Youngblood. 

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