Mr. William Lee Young, age 87, of Savannah, passed away Thursday, January 18, 2024, at his residence.
William Lee Young was the son of the late Beatrice and Samuel L. Young. Bill was born in Wayne, Pennsylvania on August 2, 1936. Bill was baptized at a young age in the 2nd Baptist Church of Wayne, Pennsylvania. Bill attended the public schools of the Tredyffrin-Eastown School System. He graduated from Tredyffrin- Eastown High School in Berwyn, Pennsylvania. Bill was active in football and track. Bill entered and graduated from the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in Lanchester, Pennsylvania in 1958. While attending Stevens, Bill played on two consecutive-undefeated football teams. A Record which still stands today at Stevens. Also, while at Stevens Bill played drums in the group called the Rhythm & Blues Boys, one of the most popular music groups on campus.
Bill married Helen Jones and to that union was born a daughter, Debbie Lee. Bill began his career, at Burroughs Corp. Bill was hired as an engineer designer. In 1986, while Burroughs Corp. became Unisys Corp. While at Unisys. Bill worked on many important projects. Gemini, Man Orbital-Space Shots of Earth, also The Atlas Missel Systems & Norad, The Air Defense System located in Colorado Springs, Colorado and many other projects.
Bill had 33 years of continuous service, upon retirement Bill became a driver for the Celebrity Limousine Service located in Malver, Pennsylvania for four and a half years. Bill made trips to New York and up and down the East Coast.
Being a sports lover Bill became an avid golfer, Bill other passion was reading, and he loved Bio grams and History. Bill became a community reader and read for the children in the West Chester area school district Exton Elementary School. Bill was a jazz buff, loved to dance and listen to music.
In 2005 Bill was the recipient of the Stevens Alumni Excellence In The Trade Award and the Alumni Service Award. On September 27, 2013 Bill was inducted into the Stevens College Athletic Hall of Fame, for football.
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