Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


May 30, 2014

William Eugene Young

Mr. William Eugene Young, 82, of Mildred passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014, at his residence in Mildred.

He was born on Jan. 2, 1932, in Mildred to Charlie Robert and Hazel Mozelle Young.

He was a very loving and kind hearted person. He was a good husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, great great grandfather, brother and friend. He loved being outdoors working in his garden and raising his chickens. He was employed with the City of Corsicana for 38 years, and the Navarro County Sheriff’s Department for four years. He was an active member of Unity Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Hazel Young; son, Larry Eugene Young; brothers, Darwin, Charles, OC, and Marvin Young; and a great granddaughter, Whitney Doubhit.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Florence Young; son, William Lynn Young of Dawson; daughters, Cynthia Trull and husband James of Mildred, Hazel Bullard and husband Joe of Mildred, and Sharon Chapman and husband Jason of Waxahachie; nine grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild; brother, JD Young and wife Evelyn of Bazette; sister-in-law, Viola Young of Mildred; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation with the family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Corley Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 2, 2014, at Unity Baptist Church with Pastor Chad Owens officiating. Interment will follow in Providence Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Kelly Trull, Anthony Potts, Jacob Brooks, Preston Chapman, Elijah Gazaway, and Jeff Shumate.

Honorary Pallbearers are Treston Rash, Devin Rash, Haden Trull, Breylon Vanibuls.

An online guest book is available at by selecting the William Eugene Young obituary.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana.

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