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William L.

"Bill" Young

Candler - William Lafayette "Bill" Young, 78, of Candler, died on Monday, March 31, 2014, at his home.

A native of Buncombe Co., Mr. Young was a son of the late Fred and Geneva Hibberts Young. He was also preceded in death by his siblings, Phyllis and Jack Young.

Mr. Young retired from American Enka/BASF, where he worked for 25 years. He was an avid farmer who loved to work with cows and horses. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and was of the Baptist faith.

Mr. Young is survived by his wife, Lillian Nicholson Young; daughter, Debra Young-Starkey and husband Toby; son, Randall W. Young; granddaughter, DeLaina Angela Edwards and husband Forrest; two great-grandchildren, Landon Cole Edwards, and Kyrrah LeighAnn Edwards; sisters, Lucille Stanberry, Betty Cordell, and Joan Young; brother, Eddie Young; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service for Mr. Young will be on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave. with Pastor Todd Cole officiating. Interment will follow at Pisgah View Memorial Park.

The online register is available at



Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Apr. 2, 2014
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