William Wayne Young, 82, of Figsboro, VA passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2022, at his home. He was born on April 11, 1940, in Franklin County, VA to the late James William (Mellin) Young and Irene Hundley Young Sutton. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Ann Young Long and brother, Curtis Wendell Young.
Wayne was a member of McCabe Memorial Baptist Church for sixty-eight years and a Figsboro Ruritan Club member. He retired from carpentry work in 2005. He enjoyed building bird houses, reading and watching westerns.
He is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Ruth Adams Young of the home; children, Betsy Roberts (Rob), Dwayne Young (Linda) and Jennifer Custer (Kelly); grandchildren, Adam Shelton, Christopher Young, Morgan Young, LeAnne Shelton, Logan Custer, Abbey Custer Keys, Jaime Little, Kelly Roberts, and Kevin Roberts; great-grandchildren, Jeremiah Young, Hunter and Emma Shelton, Cora Grace Custer, Joshua, Jacob, and Jasmyn Little; and numerous nieces, and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at McCabe Memorial Baptist Church. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at McCabe Memorial Baptist Church with Dr. G.H. Vaughan and Rev. Lewis Harris officiating. Burial will follow the service at Roselawn Burial Park.
Memorials may be made to McCabe Memorial Baptist Church, 107 Clearview Drive, Martinsville, VA 24112.
Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville, VA is serving the Young family. Online condolences may be made at norrisfuneral.com.