William "Bill" Young
William "Bill" Young, 99, of Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at Hallmark Care Center. Visitation: 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 8, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services in Mount Vernon. A maximum of 10 people will be allowed into the funeral home at one
time. Please follow social distancing requirements and plan to wait outside for your turn. Private family burial: Lisbon Cemetery.
Survivors include his children, Sandra (Donald) Meyers of Fort Myers, Fla., Debra (Allen) Forest of Cedar Rapids, and son, Kenneth Billman of Cedar Rapids; son-in-law, Howard Hemmer of Beloit, Wis.; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and many extended family members and friends.
William Young was born Nov. 11, 1920, in Chemung, Ill., to Chris and Sophia (Mutchow) Young. He married Edna (Ohrt) Billman on April 15, 1961, in Lisbon. He was a lifelong resident of the Mount Vernon/Lisbon area. Bill was a jack of all trades. He worked in construction and farmed in the latter part of his life. He loved growing and selling his famous sweet corn. He enjoyed dancing, playing cards, mainly Euchre, the out-
doors, and especially playing pranks on and razzin' the grandkids.
Bill is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Edna; daughters, Amy Hemmer, Linda Hill and Ronda Malcom; his eight siblings; and beloved dog, Rascal.
The family would like to give special thanks to the Hallmark Care Center staff for the loving care Billy received the last several years.
Please share your support and memories with Bill's family on his tribute wall at www.stewartbaxter.com under obituaries.