David Young


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Posted Online: Feb. 25, 2014, 8:01 pm
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David P. Young, 79, of Moline, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline.
Per his wishes, there will be no services, and cremation rites have been accorded. Private inurnment will be at National Cemetery at Arsenal Island. Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Moline, is assisting the family with arrangements.
David was born on Sept. 7, 1934, in San Francisco, Calif., the son of Chauncey and Lillian Thomas Young. He proudly served the United States Navy and played in a ping-pong competition during his service time. David worked for Bishop's in Davenport and later as a janitor for the Corps of Engineers Visitor's Center.
Survivors include his nieces and nephews, Sandy (Bill) Morris, Moline, Amy (Don) Stogsdill, Moline, Robin (Bob) Taylor, East Moline, and Joe (Jamee) Young, Altona; and several great- and great-great-nieces and -nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Robert Young.
Online condolences may be left for his family by visiting esterdahl.com.












 




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