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Saturday August 22nd, 2020
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First Baptist Church - Columbia
Saturday August 22nd, 2020

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Gerald J. Young

Gerald J. Young, 77, of Waterloo, IL, died August 18, 2020, in Streator, IL. He was born November 22, 1942, in Belleville, IL.

He is survived by his wife Patricia Young (nee Asbury); son Michael (Wendi) Young; daughter-in-law Nancy Young; grandchildren Amanda (Michael) Badger, Cody, and Kyle (Liz) Young, Tyler (Rachel) Young, and Emma (Nic) Starner; 4 great grandchildren; sister Donna (Max) Tinsman; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

Gerald is preceded in death by his son Gregory A. Young; parents Joseph Michael & Pauline (nee Bert) Young; and brother David Young.

He is a member of First Baptist Church - Columbia, IL, retired City of Belleville firefighter, avid woodworker and stained glass maker.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
1st Baptist Church - Columbia, IL

9 AM until time of service Saturday, August 22, 2020 at First Baptist Church Columbia, IL

11 AM Saturday, August 22, 2020 at First Baptist Church  in Columbia, IL
Pastor Michael Young & Pastor Jonathan Peters officiating
Interment at Red Bud Cemetery in Red Bud, IL

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Jerry you were the best!! The laughter and kindness you had for others!! You are with Jesus and Greg again! The reunion had to be absolutely beautiful Love you Pat and family. The Crain's

Angel Aug 22 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gerald Young

John & Robin Kowalski Aug 20 2020 12:00 AM