Arthur Wayne Young

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Arthur Wayne Young


Arthur Wayne Young passed from this earth on April 5, 2014. He was born April 22, 1921, in Landersville to Arthur Bone Young and Viola Jackson Young. The youngest of eight children, he grew up in Landersville and graduated in 1938 from Lawrence County High School. He attended Emory University in Atlanta prior to being drafted into the United States Army during World War II. He served as a medic in the Philippines after it was re-taken by U.S. forces and later as part of the occupying forces in Japan. On November 11, 1948, he married Beulah Pryor Young of Decatur. Their marriage endured for 60 years until her death in 2008. Their union produced five children, Steven Wayne Young of Birmingham, Roger Pryor Young of Alpharetta, Georgia, Pam Young Vice of Hartselle, Dottie Young Hulvey of Birmingham and Yancy Brian Young of Hartselle. Wayne is survived by his children; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He is predeceased by his parents; wife; and siblings, William Reason Young, John Julian Young, Thomas Floyd Young, Mable Lee Young, Joe Clark Young, Laura May Young Jackson and Harold Frank Young.

Services and interment in Roselawn Cemetery were held April 10, 2014, Roselawn Funeral Home directed.

Pallbearers were Harry, James, Graham and Nathan Vice, Chris, Christian and Taylor Hulvey and Collin and Nicolas Young.
Published in the Decatur Daily from Apr. 9 to Apr. 13, 2014
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