W.C. “Creed” Young, 79, a resident of Ten Mile, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2014, in an Athens hospital.
He was a native of Tellico Plains and spent more than last 40 years in Meigs County.
He was of the Christian faith. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a member of Local No. 43.
He was well loved by everyone and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Reba Young Lawson; parents, Earl Young and Iva Mae Lovin Young; sister, Willowdean Miller; brothers: Blake Young and Reed Young; and grandson, Josh Roberson.
Survivors include his three children: Teresa Wallace and husband, Matt, of Lenoir City, J.R. Young and Richie Young and wife, Robin, both of Maryville; two grandchildren: William Scott Young and wife, Ashely, and Kim Morrow and husband, Mitch, of Decatur; three great-grandchildren: Inez Tallent of Madisonville, Gina Burris and husband, Ed, of Knoxville and Avery Young and wife, Phyllis, of Maryville; special nieces: Lisa Shepherd of Etowah and Lori Millsaps of Tellico Plains; and several nieces, nephews, other extended family members and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. today, May 23, 2014, in the chapel of Serenity Funeral Home of Etowah with lay speaker, Steve Tallent officiating. Military honors will conclude the service.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home prior to the service.
Memorial may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Young family guestbook at www.serenityfunerals.com