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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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13 responses to “William Joseph “Billy” Youngquist”

  1. Randy and Al,
    I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. I pray for you and your families.

    Teresa

  2. It was a great joy that I got to be a friend of Billy’s. He made me laugh and taught me a lot about cows and farming. He had the best smile and a great laugh. I will never forget the fun times we had. I’m praying for his family and friends. I will miss him very much. He had a good soul and a special place in my heart…. Martha Clements

  3. Randy and Al I’m so sorry to hear about Billy I know you will miss him, and while there are no words to describe the loss you and your families are in my prayers.

  4. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I am so for your family’s loss. May God comfort each of you when you need it most.

  5. RIP Billy you will be truly missed, You always could tell a story and make everyone laugh and a good hearted man. My your family and friends have comfort at the time of loss.. Will see you again my friend.

  6. What a great guy Billy was! He loved his children and family so much, you could always hear it in his voice when he spoke about them. He had such a love for the simple things in life; the outdoors, grilling, the beauty of nature, music and of course fishing! I know he is with OUR LORD now. No doubt in my mind. Billy and I had many conversations about The Lord and it warms my heart knowing he had accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior. It still breaks my heart to know that he is gone and that I can’t text or call him but it eases my pain knowing he is in a much better place. Until we meet again my friend….much love.

  7. So sorry for the loss of yet another so young. Al and Randy you guys and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this time. May we all rest knowing Billy is enjoying his new life with those who gone before us with our Heavenly father.

  8. We have known Billy by way of his brothers Randy and Al for many years. Though we never met Billy, his brothers kept us laughing with stories. Even when Billy was burned so bad from the grill there was a funny story to be had. Louie and I cannot imagin the pain of lossing a brother. We are keeping the Youngquist family in our prayers.

  9. I am so sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. I have know Billy since 3rd or 4th grade @ Windsor Spring Elementary School. I have not personally talked with Billy since high school but kept up with him through Face book. If you ever needed a smile or a laugh just look for a post by Billy!

  10. So sorry to hear this. Had many conversations with him and enjoyed our time together.
    Praying for the children and the family for their loss.

  11. It`s not goodbye my friend, it`s see you again someday soon. You are going to be missed. I`ll cherish every conversation we had, every word of encouragement and your sweet sweet smile and laugh.

  12. We were so sorry an sadden to hear of your sons death . Your family are in our prayers. As a friend and neighbor we are here if you need us At this time there are no words that we can say to take the pain away , but hope these words will come as a comfort to you in knowing that we feel your heartache . God bless your family

  13. We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

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