William Blakely Young ’40

William Blakely Young ’40, 97, of Clover, S.C., and formerly of Charlotte, N.C., died April 16, 2012. He was born on July 17, 1914, in Fayetteville, Tenn., son of the late Dr. Raymond A. Young and Emma B. Young. Young served proudly in the Army Air Corps as a navigator, bombardier, and meteorologist. He was an 80-year member and elder emeritus of Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church. Young was also a faithful member of the West Charlotte Rotary Club, with years of perfect attendance. He loved to travel and saw much of the world. He is survived by his wife of almost 70 years, Lena Young, 5205 Lake Wiley Rd., Clover, SC 29710; his son, Bill Young, Jr. (Beth); grandsons, Blake Young and Steven Young; and step-grandson, Justin Brown.