Wiley Young, 55

Wiley Young, 55, of Blue Springs, died Monday, March 25, 2013, in Lee County.

He was born June 22, 1957, to Wiley Joe Young and Madaline Pickering Young. He attended Ecru High School and worked as a self-employed carpenter before becoming disabled. He was an outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, scuba diving and sky diving. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren and was well known and loved by his family and many friends. He was a great father and friend. He attended Victory Life Center in New Albany.
A celebration of life service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, in the Tupelo chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with the Rev. Mark Bishop officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery at Pontotoc. Holland Funeral Directors was in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include one son, Jason Young (Blakley) of Tupelo; one daughter, Aubrei Bedford (Michael Wilson) of Tupelo; two brothers, Billy Young of Ecru and Waymon Young (Kathy) of Pontotoc; four sisters, Linda Kelly (James Easterling) of Endville, Margaret Taylor (Tommy) of New Albany, Norma Harlow of Blue Springs and Nancy Curry of Palmetto community; three grandchildren, Tai Bedford, Allie Young and Carlee Wilson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Judy Young; and a brother, John William Young.
Pallbearers were Bruce Skinner, Brad Ivy, Nicky Harlow, Tim Hall, Waymon Young and Don Samford.
Condolences may be emailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net.