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Billy Joe Young, 63, resident of Blue Springs and affectionately known by family and friends as "Goat", passed away Monday morning October 29, 2018 at his residence following an illness of several months.
Funeral Services will be at 1 PM Wednesday October 31 in The Memory Chapel of New Albany Funeral & Cremation Care at the intersection of Hwy 30 and W Bankhead. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Cemetery near Pontotoc.
A Christian, Billy was born March 15, 1955 in Pontotoc County and was the son of the late W.L. and Madeline Pickering Young. He was a lifelong resident of the Pontotoc and Union County areas and received his education in the Pontotoc School System. Known for his woodworking skills, Billy was employed by the Tru-cut Frames Company as long as health permitted.
An outdoorsman, Billy enjoyed fishing and was an avid squirrel hunter.
Visitation for Billy will be Wednesday from 11 AM to 1 PM at New Albany Funeral & Cremation Care.
Survivors include his daughters, Lisa Hill (Chris) of Mooreville, Tuesday Dilworth (Jimmy) of Blue Springs and Billie Jo Young of Pontotoc, three sisters, Margaret Taylor of New Albany, Norma Harlow of Pontotoc and Nancy Curry of Saltillo, one brother, James Waymon Young (Kathy) of Pontotoc, seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.
The staff of New Albany Funeral & Cremation Care invites you to share memories.