William Harrison Young

Friday, December 4, 2015

"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith." 2 Timothy 4:7

West Columbia, SC - William Harrison Young (Bill) age 72 left this earthly home December 2, 2015. He was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama. He is survived by his wife Linda Faye Porter Young; his son Porter Harrison Young and Kelly Shelton Young; his daughter Belinda Louise Young Hutchison and Allen Brace Hutchison, Jr.; and the lights of his life his three grandsons Matthew Harrison Young, Caleb Michael Young, and Allen Brace Hutchison, III; his sister Mary Young Lovingood of Spartanburg, SC.

Bill preached for the Church of Christ for over twenty years throughout the southeast. He preached for the Cornersville Church of Christ and Westvue Church of Christ. Bill valued all of his friendships from Marshal County. He always wanted them to know he was the happiest there preaching the Word of God to his friends. Due to health issues he stopped preaching full time in 1988. While continuing to work for the church, he also worked for the Great American Cookie Company and Candy Express at Columbiana Centre.

He was a member of the St. Andrews Road Church of Christ serving as an elder and deacon over the education program. He was happiest when doing the Lord's work. He was a central part of the beginning of the Southeastern Children's Home in Duncan, SC, and worked with Carolina Bible Camp, Palmetto Bible Camp, and the South Carolina State Bible Bowl.

Bill had a love for all sports. Anyone who came in contact with Bill would know he was a dedicated Alabama Crimson Tide fan.

Visitation will be held at Thompson Funeral Home on Highway 1 from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, December 4, 2015. Funeral services will be held at the St. Andrews Road Church of Christ at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 5, 2015. Burial will be in the Southland Memorial Gardens on Old Dunbar Road. Memorials may be made to the Southeastern Children's Home, 115 Children's Way, Duncan, SC 29334. Cards may be sent to the family at 2160 Pine Street Lot #8 West Columbia, SC 29170. The family would like to thank the Abbey Road Hospice for their care, especially Greg Kyle.

"And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are called according to His purpose." Romans 8:28

Family and friends may sign the online guest book at www.thompsonsfuneral.com