Obituary: Loys “Duke” Robert Young (May 22, 1915 – May 21, 2012)

By Submitted May 29, 2012 12:00 am

Loys “Duke” Robert Young, born May 22, 1915, in Toledo, Ore., died May 23, 2012, in Crescent City at the age of 97.

Loys was a Veteran of World War II, where he received the Purple Heart. He retired from Rellim Redwood Company in 1980.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Gladys Young; sons Garry Young (LaVonne) of Crescent City; Robert Young of Ketchikan, Alaska, and daughter Bonnie Sedrick (Jerry) of Crescent City. Granddaughter Paris Camarena (Jeffery); great-grandson Jeffery Camarena (Rosa); great-granddaughter Kendall Camarena from Florida and grandson Tim Brendlin (Kelly) of Livermore, Calif.; and great-granddaughter Crystal Young of Crescent City; geat-grandson Evan Brendlin of Livermore, Calif.; and great-great-granddaughter Eva Camarena of Florida and numerous nieces and nephews.

Loys was preceded in death by his grandson Travis Young and daughter-in-law Beverly Young.

At his request, no services will be held. Arrangements are under the direction of Wier’s Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.

— Submitted by Wier’s Mortuary Chapel