Wayne Edward Young, age 66, of Maryville, TN, was adopted out of Michigan by Hoyt and Carmel Young. Wayne went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 5, 2022. He was a very simple man and family oriented. Wayne was a Veteran of the Army National Guard. He then proceeded to have a career in building and working on cars.
Wayne is proceeded in death by his son Stanley Nathan Young, parents Hoyt and Carmel Young, brothers John Myers and Lee Herrick, special father-in-law Mack Sparks and special nephew Charlie Bosquez. He leaves behind his wife of 48 years, Anita (Sparks) Young; son Michael Young and life partner Holly Stinnett, daughter-in-law Amanda Young; grandchildren Diranda Hamby, Gracie Stinnett, Carmen Stinnett, Kaydence Wilson, Mersadies and Jordan Young; Alexus Young, Austin Costner, and Thomas Brown; great-granddaughter Valencia Mars Young; surviving brothers and sisters Willie and Mary-Jo Myers, Robert Young, Toot Golden, Keith and Linda Booher, Joe and Dawn Booher, Marleen Myers, Letha Head, Mary Culp, and Carmella Wilson; special in-laws Grace (Young) Sparks, Norm and Rita Leggett, Lenny Leggett and family, Angela Knapek and family, Frita Willie, Abe Bosquez and family; Pam Bivens, JN and Terra Sparks and family; special cousins Suzie Young, MJ McCraw, David and Zoey Young; many friends whom he cherished dearly; Josh, Jenny, and Mason Johnson; Steven Willis, Missy Cooper, Tom Lewis, David and Sharon Coope and family; James and Nathan Stinnett.
Wayne asked for nothing big so in respect to his wishes he will be cremated and then we will host a celebration of life. We would like to extend a big thanks for all of the support and prayers and a special thank you to UT Hospice. Wayne will forever be loved and missed.