Howard Leslie Young, age 85, of Williamsburg, departed this life on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at the Williamsburg Health and Rehab Center. He was born on April 1, 1931, in Williamsburg, to the late John Young and Lucy (Conley) Young. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, William Paul Young and Arlis Young, formerly of Cincinnati, Ohio. Howard attended Mt. Ash Baptist Church.
He is survived by two sons, Leslie Young and Ronald Young of Michigan; two sisters, Thelma Wright (Kenneth) of Cincinnati, Ohio and Phyllis Sharp (William) of Newport; four brothers, John Young (Vivian) of Florence, Robert Young (Florence) of Michigan, Edward Young (Bobbie) of Williamsburg and George Young (Joy) of Cincinnati, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation will from 2 p.m. until the funeral hour on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 at Croley Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy Carpenter officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Moses Addition of Pleasant View Cemetery.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfuneralhome.com
Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, directors.
Published on  November 16, 2016