SYRACUSE — Brig Douglas Young, 65, of Syracuse, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at his home in Syracuse.

He was born Sept. 14, 1953, in Ulysses to Tommy L. Young and Ieta “Bonnie” (Hollopeter) Young.

He attended Ulysses High School and graduated in 1971.

On March 3, 1982, he married Marilyn Hoel in Ulysses, and they made their home in Syracuse. He was an electrician. He retired in January 2017.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Morgan Sue Young; and a sister, Joy Hampton.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Sue (Hoel) Young of Syracuse; two daughters, Emily Young of Lawrence, and Heather Sparkman of Oklahoma City; a brother, O.D. Young of Ulysses; and two grandchildren.

Graveside memorial services will be held 1 p.m. MST Saturday at the Syracuse Cemetery, Syracuse.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be payable to St. Catherine Hospice, or Brig Young Memorial Fund (to be used for burial expenses), in care of Fellers Funeral Home & Monuments LLC, P.O. Box 1253, 401 N. Sumner, Syracuse, KS 67878.

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