Augusta, GA – Billy Everett Young, 79, husband of Laura “Gerry” Young, entered into rest Saturday, May 26, 2012 at University Hospital.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 29, at 12:00 PM at Believer’s Gospel Chapel with Dr. Jon Reimer, Dan Hollingsworth and Andy Scott speaking.
Mr. Young, was a native of Buncombe County, NC, and the son of the late Delloyd and Bessie Smathers Young. Mr. Young had retired as a foreman from Augusta Newsprint and had served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Little Hunting Club and the Augusta Newsprint Retirees. He also worked with the Emmaus Correspondence Prison Ministry, and was a very active member of the Believer’s Gospel Chapel. His family said he was a very dependable person who loved life.
In addition to his wife he is survived by his children and their spouses, Keith and Dwania Young, Roger Young, Ann Lackey, Doug and Linda Young, Michael and Ashley Young, Mary and Terry Young, Jan and Michael Baggett, Tyra Jean Martinez and Krista and Trent Bullard; a brother, D.G. Young, a sister, Hilda Smathers; eighteen grandchildren as well as ten great grandchilren.
Pallbearers will be, Kenneth Kimberly, III, Christopher Young, Joshua Lackey, Jackson Martinez, Nicholas Young, Russell Burden, Jr., Jonathan Burden and Nathaniel Burden.
If desired memorials may be made to the Emmaus Correspondence School at ecsministries.org, or to P.O. Box 1028, Dubuque, IA, 52004.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, from 11:00 AM until the hour of the service at the chapel.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill RD, Augusta, GA 30906.