He was born on January 19, 1921 in Willow Grove, PA. His parents, William L. Sr. and Helen Crawford Young, his three brothers Bob, Dick and Vern Young, his first wife, Katherine Young, and his son, Danny Young and one granddaughter, all preceded him in death.
He was survived by his second wife, Marjorie E. Young, daughters Kimilee Markley and Amy Lightbody, and three step sons Tony, Jeff and Scott Brittain.
Also still living are his sister Jeanie Ohliger, nine grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1941, serving in WWII and the Korean War; he retired in 1961 after 20 years.
He then worked for the RPO and Post Office for 23 years, retiring in 1986.
He did a lot of volunteer work for Tree of Sharing, St. Anne’s Meals for the Homeless and his favorite AARP Tax Aide.
Memorial Service to be held at the Community Building downtown Spokane, 35 W. Main Ave., at 1:00 pm, Sunday, October 12th, 2014.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Hospice House South, The American Cancer Society, or a charity of your choice.
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