The Woodward News

January 23, 2013

George D. Young

Woodward News

Woodward, Okla. — George D. Young, 86 year old Canton resident, died Sunday, January 20, 2013 in the Fairview Hospital.  Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 24, 2013 in the Elmwood Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.


George Doyle Young was born on December 11, 1926 in Southard, Oklahoma to Colonel and Beulah Fern (Foster) Young.  He grew up in Southard and attended school in Southard and Canton.  George worked in Southard before going to Colorado and California to work.  He was inducted into the United States Army and was honorably discharged.  George worked on the farm and pumped wells in and around Canton all of his life.


He is survived by his brother Tommy Young of Woodward; five nieces and nephews; 9 great-nieces and nephews; and friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister-in-law, Linda Young.


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