John Young
John Young

Service Information

When Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 2:00pm Officiating Pastor Cheryl G Johnson Location St. James United Methodist Church Address 720 Broad Street Sumter, SC 29150

Obituary of John Young

Mr. John "Tom" Young, son of the late Georgia Mae Young Dow and Emmitt Young was born in Rembert, South Carolina on September 6, 1949.

Tom was a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle. He worked as a painter all his life. He always kept the family with a lot of laughter and jokes. He was known by many people in and around Sumter County and was loved by many.

Tom was preceded in death by two brothers, Patrick Young and Bobby Young, sister, Shirley Young Dinkins, two uncles, Roosevelt Williams and James Williams along with a granddaughter.

Tom departed this earthly life on Wednesday July 11, 2018 at his home.

He leaves to cherish his loving memories with his lifetime partner Willie Mae McLeod, his wife as he will always call her; daughter, Betty (Joseph) Dennis of Columbia, SC; son, Johnney (Tracey) McLeod of Dalzell, SC; grandson, Donte Mathis, two granddaughters, Shawanika Rhodes and Javondria McLeod; five great grandchildren; four sisters, Minnie (Marshall) Dicks, Martha Kendrick, Elizabeth Young and Sandra (Jerome) Wells; five brothers, Francis (Viola) Young, Bruce Alan Young, Sr, Lieutenant Larry (Carolyn) Young, Julius Young and David Kendrick; two sisters-in-law, Jesia Green and Doris McLeod, three brothers-in-law, Ike McLeod, Howard McLeod and Sammie Perkins; uncle, Junior Brisborn;, three special nieces, Michelle Rufus, Marshall Protho and Shandel Porter and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The family is receiving friends at 7 Larkin Street Sumter, SC

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