Billy Young, 48, of Kewanee, departed this life at 6:08 PM Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, April 8 at Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Cremation will be accorded following the services with private inurnment at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the Billy Young Memorial Fund.
He was born September 5, 1964 in Columbus, MS, the son of the late Easter Young Vaughn. He accepted Christ at an early age. Billy leaves his cherished wife Annie Young of Kewanee, IL, three children, Dominique Young, William Young and Thomas Young, all of Kewanee, two grandchildren, Sheyquan Young-Israel and Harlem Young, two sisters, Patricia A. Israel of Chicago, IL and Mary L. (Levi Jr.) Brown of Ocean Springs, MS and five brothers, Elijeah D. (Mary Ann) Young of Columbus, MS, Andrew J.(Alecia) Young of Ewa, HI, Rodney Vaughn of Chicago, IL Shawn A. Vaughn of Kewanee, IL and Tony L. Vaughn of Chester, VA and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.
Billy graduated from high school in Columbus and he enjoyed fishing.