William E. ‘Bill’ Young, age 83, of Lima died 2:30 a.m. Jan. 3 at Lima Memorial Health Systems. He was born Jan 12, 1927 in Lima to Albert B. and Laura Helen Fix Young. He married Mary K. Gordon who survives.
Additional survivors include a son James W. (Barb) Young of Lima, a daughter: Cynthia Young of Columbus, 2 grandchildren he raised: William Gladwell of Columbus and Stacy (Dave) Perkins of Cridersville, 4 great grandchildren: Alec Gladwell, Abigail Gladwell, Howie Perkins and Joey Perkins.
Mr. Young had been a tool & Die maker for Ohio Decorative Products of Spencerville and had worked at the American Legion Post 96 following his retirement. He was a member of the American Legion Post 96, V. F. W. Post 1275 and was an avid Browns and OSU Fan.
The family will receive friends 4- 8 p.m., Wed. at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
The funeral service will begin 2:30 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home with Pastor Tim Benjamin officiating burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.
Memorial contributions may be given to American Cancer Society or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Date: Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm