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Lloyd Young May 10, 1925 - Sept. 6, 2015

Lloyd Young May 10, 1925 - Sept. 6, 2015

Lloyd Young, 90, of Boise, died Sunday, September 6, 2015.

Lloyd was born on May 10, 1925, in Wallins Creek, Kentucky, to Wilson and Mallie (North) Young.  He attended school in Wallins Creek, KY, moving to Boise in his late teens.  He married Elaine (Rambo) Young on October, 16, 1959 in Boise, Idaho.  Lloyd was drafted during WWII and served until 1959. He worked at the Veteran’s Hospital until 1970, at which time he re-inlisted in the Army. Lloyd served during WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. He earned both the Purple Cross and Bronze Star. Lloyd retired from the Army in 1976 and worked at the Veteran’s Hospital until he retired in 1986. Together, Lloyd and Elaine lived in Boise, Idaho; Fort Lewis, Washington; Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Erlangen, Germany. After retiring from the Army, Lloyd and Elaine made their home in Boise, Idaho.

Lloyd enjoyed watching baseball, especially his favorite team the Atlanta Braves.  He also enjoyed going to Jackpot and playing craps.  He loved seeing his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and going to dinner at the Cracker Barrel.

Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents, Wilson and Mallie Young; wife, Elaine; and several siblings.  He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Lori Young of Boise; grandchildren, Faith Nikki Raan and Bryce of Aviano, Italy, Tiffany Di Santo and David of Boise, Jake Young, Boise, Danielle Young, Boise, and Angie Young, Boise; and great-grandchildren, Isaac and Tony Di Santo, Boise, Matthew and Lukas Raan, Italy.

A committal service will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery. A viewing will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, September 14, 2015, at the Alden-Waggoner Funeral Chapel.


Memorials are suggested to Pierce Park Baptist Church, Costa Rica Mission Trip.
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