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William Bill Young
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William C. “Bill” Young, 48, of Benson Road, Randolph, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018 in the Emergency Room of UPMC- Chautauqua-WCA Hospital.

He was born October 22, 1969 in Meadville, Pa., the son of the late Rev. Richard W. “Buck” Young and Myrna V. Blood Young of Steamburg, NY.

Bill was a 1988 graduate of Randolph Central School where he excelled at wrestling. Bill was the first student from RCS to go onto to compete in the New York State Wrestling Finals, finishing his career with a record of 156-26-1. He continued his love of wrestling at SUNY Delhi and in his second season, went on to wrestle in the NCAA Division II Nationals, where he defaulted in the finals while leading, due to injury.

Bill was employed by Alexander Construction in Westfield, where he was construction Foreman. In earlier years he had worked as a self- employed contractor along with his father Buck. He had also worked for the Randolph Children’s Home as child Care staff, Marty Garland Construction and for the Dennis Beaver Dairy Farm in Randolph. .

He was a member of the Coldspring Volunteer Fire Department, social member of the Randolph American Legion Post 181 and the former Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 2271 in East Randolph. He enjoyed hunting, reading, camping, watching football on T.V., playing softball and flag football in various leagues and most importantly spending time with his daughters, friends and family.

Bill is survived by his wife, Melissa Marsh Young, his mother Myrna V. Young of Steamburg, two daughters; Marisa Swan and Mara Marsh of Randolph, two brothers; Bradley (Roni) Young and Josef Young all of Randolph, 4 nieces and nephews, Ashley (Troy) Davison and Derek Young, all of Randolph, India Marsh of Salamanca and Kayle Marsh of Kennedy.

He was preceded by his father Buck Young on February 9, 2017.

The family will receive family and friends from 4-7 PM Saturday (February 3, 2018) in the VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church Street, Randolph. The funeral will be held at 1:30 Sunday, February 4, 2018 in the East Randolph United Methodist Church. The Rev. Violet Davidson will officiate.

To send a condolence log onto Memorials if desired may be sent to the Randolph Wrestling Club, C/O Mr. Todd Conley, 18 Main Street, Randolph, NY 14772.

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