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Dr. William S. Young

Dr. William S. Young

June 22, 1929 - May 16, 2019     Age: 89

Dr. William Shadrach Young, 89, who resided in Fernandina Beach, Florida passed away in his home on Thursday, May 16, 2019. 

Dr. Young was a retired Chiropractor, who practiced for well over fifty years in Philadelphia, Mississippi and Water Valley and Oxford, Mississippi as well. He was a member of the American Chiropractic Association, Mississippi Chiropractic Association and Parker Chiropractic Research Foundation. He attended the Texas Chiropractic College and graduated from San Antonio College and Bebout College of Chiropractic in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, having served in the Korean Conflict in the early 1950’s. 

He was predeceased by his wife, Amelia Frances Dassinger, his parents, Joseph Enoch Young and mother Rubie Essery Young, his aunt, Ruth Young McKay and her husband, J. Lester McKay who raised him from an infant. 

He is survived by his only child, his daughter, Karen Young and her husband, John Weaver. Her children Lindsey Bostick Butler (Trent), and their children Canon and Tatum, Chelsey Bostick Sisco (Michael) and their daughter Campbell and his grandson, his only namesake, Ryan Shadrach Bostick (Hannah) and their son, Leland. 

A graveside service will be held in Mississippi at a later date, where his remains will be laid to rest alongside his wife, Amelia Frances Dassinger. 

3 Condolences

  • Jim and Lanell Fleming Posted May 22, 2019 12:54 pm

    praying for the family ,Trent Butler’s Grandmother

  • Rex Howell Posted May 22, 2019 4:01 pm

    I am sorry to hear this, Karen I am thinking of you and hope you find peace with fond remembrance of him

  • Jo Ann Tinsley Rounsaville Posted May 24, 2019 12:37 am

    Such fond memories growing up with his daughter Karen! Fond memories of him taking us to movies and to the the skating rink! Always a smile and kind words to all of Karen’s friends. He adored Karen & then his grandchildren! Karen was a loving daughter! Love you Karen!

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