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Edmund R. Young

1920 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Edmund R. Young Obituary
Edmund R. Young
March 14, 1920 - April 24, 2014
Resident of Walnut Creek
Edmund Raymond "Ed" Young, 94, of Walnut Creek, CA, passed away on April 24, 2014. Born to William and Loretta Young on March 14, 1920, in Turlock, Ed was raised on the family farm then attended Modesto Junior College and graduated from U.C. Berkeley in 1943. He served in the U.S. Navy as an officer on a minesweeper in WWII, and after the war went to work as an accountant for Pacific Bell. In 1951 he married Virginia Gillum, and in 1955 they moved to Walnut Creek to raise their family. After a 35 year career with the phone company, he retired to enjoy a life of family, travel, and suffering through Cal sporting events.
Ed was predeceased by his wife Virginia after a 55 year marriage, and by his daughter Margaret (1954-71) and is survived by his 3 children Roger Young, Kathryn Young Murphy, and Robert Young, 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Services are pending. For details go to


Published in Contra Costa Times on Apr. 29, 2014
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