William Harmon Young
Published in St. Petersburg
Times on November 7, 2010
YOUNG, William Harmon
89, went to heaven on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010. He was born in 1921 in
Dubar, WV and came to Tampa in 1951 after a career playing minor league
Harmon was a proud Marine and American who served his country during WWII
and was seldom seen without his Marine cap. His later career was as a
painter and wallpaper hanger.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elsie; son, Robert and 2 great-
grandchildren. Harmon is survived by his wife of 45 years, Dorothy E.
Young; two sons, William H. Young Jr. (Chris) of Pensacola and Jerry Young
(Linda) of New Port Richey; two step-sons, Terry Ferguson (Joann) of Tampa
and Larry Ferguson (Toni) of Sarasota; 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
He was a devout Christian and prayer warrior who wanted everyone to know
how great his Lord is.
Per his request, there will be no local services. His ashes will be buried
in a ceremony 1:30 pm Friday, Nov. 12, 2010 at Florida National Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to LifePath Hospice of Temple
Terrace or Lake Carroll Baptist Church in Harmon's memory. Adams &
Jennings Funeral Home 813-237-3345.