Booker Thomas Young

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Booker Thomas Young
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Date of Birth: 
December 4 1929
Date of Death: 
December 11 2013



LAKE WALES - Booker Thomas Young, Jr., 84, of Lake Wales, FL, passed away on December 11, 2013, from cancer at the home of his daughter Brenda and Walter son-in-law of Lakeland, FL.
He was born December 4, 1929, in Lake Wales, FL, the son of Booker Thomas Young, Sr., and Marion Roberts Young, and was a WWII veteran, proudly serving in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his companion, Freddie Robinson, of Lake Wales, FL; his sons: Akil (Bunny) (and wife, Geneva) Eberechuka and Dennis Young of Flint, MI, Brian (and wife, Gale) Robinson, of Georgetown, TX; and daughters: Brenda (and husband, Walter) Gaskin, of Lakeland, FL, and Linda Young, of Lake Wales, FL. He is also survived by three sisters, one brother, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
His community service to Lake Wales will never be forgotten, and he will truly be missed by his family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 20, at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., and funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 21, at 10 a.m. both at Mt. Zion Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 12 "B" Street, Lake Wales, FL 33853.

Place of Birth: 
Lake Wales, Florida, United States
Place of Death: 
Lakeland, Florida, United States
Primary State of Residence: 
Lake Wales, Florida, United States

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