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W. A. Young

June 15, 1952 - January 26, 2019

W. A. Young, age 66, of Lorain, passed away Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Autumn Aegis Nursing Home following a brief illness.

He was born June 15, 1952 in Beulah, Mississippi and lived in Lorain, Ohio since 1957.

W.A. was a member of New Morning Star Baptist Church of Lorain. He worked part-time at Shak’s Korner as a stocker and assisted the ladies and seniors with pumping their gas. He also occasionally worked as a stocker at O’Hara’s Beverage Spot, and was a former employee at Lorain City Hall. In his free time he volunteered at Catholic Charities in downtown Lorain. Whenever he would finish helping or talking to someone, his favorite departing salutation was “God bless you.”

W.A. is survived by his son, Emery Whitehead; five sisters, Renee Young, Brenda K. Phillips, Patricia K. Phillips, Angela Phillips, and Yvonne Phillips; four brothers, Roger Young, Marvin Phillips, Frederick Phillips, and ElRicardo Phillips; two grandchildren, Emery Whitehead and Emarion Whitehead; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, W.A. Young, and mother, Clorie Be (Flowers) Young.

Viewing hours will be held Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Brown-Robinson Funeral Home, 2652 Broadway Ave, Lorain. Funeral services will be Monday, February 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Living Word Church, 658 E Erie Ave, Lorain. Pastor Ray H. Robinson Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst.



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