William Joseph “Billy” Youngquist

Waynesboro, GA – Mr. William Joseph “Billy” Youngquist, 48, entered into rest on Monday, May 16, 2016 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors this Thursday, May 19, 2016, at 2:00 P.M., with Pastor Michael Freed officating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Youngquist was a native of Aiken but had made the Augusta area his home for most of his life. He graduated from Butler High School and attended Augusta Technical College. He was a self employed general contractor who loved woodworking and refinishing things. He had helped manage the Crockett Farm and he loved horses and riding trails, to hunt, fish and to cook, especially grilling and had been asked to cook for the Bird Dog Trials at Dilane Plantation for several years. He loved to entertain friends, was a friend to all who knew him and always had a story to tell. You could only be with him for a few minutes before you had a smile on your face and were laughing. Mr. Youngquist was a member of Botsford Baptist Church. He will forever be a MIMH.

Survivors include his mother and father, James A. and Donna Martin, Sr.; his children, Alex Joseph and Andrea Leigh Youngquist; his brothers and their wives, Albert Wayne and Cheryl Youngquist, Randolph Mitchell “Randy” and Jenny Youngquist, Anthony Dale “Tony” Martin, and James A. and Susan Martin, Jr.; his sister and her husband, Debra and Jim Diarenzo; his furbabies, Dixie Lee and June Bug; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be, Brian Rogers, Tim Gradious, Richard Marcano, Thomas Shively, Bob Adams and Barry Bridges.

If desired, the family suggests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 2607 Commons Blvd., Augusta, GA 30909.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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