William Jerry Young, age 69, of Stillwater, departed this life in the comfort of his home on April 27th, 2020. Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Calvary Assembly of God with Pastor Rusty Rhodes officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is in charge of the arrangements.
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William was born on September 22, 1950 in Houston, Texas to Thomas G. and Julia A. Farnsworth Young. He attended Alcott & Webb Madding Elementary and Hartman Jr. High in Houston, Texas.
William married his first wife, Katherine Stutes, on April 12th, 1969 in Sulphur, LA. Following his divorce from Katherine he married his current wife Lavena L. Boyce on September 21st, 1984 in Houston, Texas. William retired from being a 798 Welder then was a homebuilder for Jerry Young Construction, and was currently employed as a welding inspector. He was a part of the 32nd Yorkrite and 32nd Scottishire of the Masonic Lodge, as well as the Lions Club and the Frontier Lodge 48 of Stillwater, Oklahoma.
William is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Julia Young.
He is survived by his wife, Lavena L. Young; sons, Steven Young (Rochelle) of Stillwater, Oklahoma, Teddy O’Donnell (Jodi) of Perkins, Oklahoma, Tommy O’Donnell (Tara) of Stillwater, Oklahoma; and daughters, Samantha Gibson (Jim) of Ripley, Oklahoma and Kimberly O’Donnell of Stillwater, Oklahoma. Also, William is survived by 13 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren, as well as his brother, Dale Young (Margi) of Magnolia, Texas, and 2 sisters; Gail Cullison of Stillwater, Oklahoma and Doris Hayes (Kenny) of Austin, Texas.
Pallbearers will be Steven Young, Mathew Schlehuber, Teddy O’Donnell, Tommy O’Donnell, and Jim Gibson. Honorary pallbearers will be Dale Young and Sonny Daniels.
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