Milam “Lucky” Columbus Young KA5SUR
May 13, 1927 – January 19, 2020
Milam Columbus “Lucky” Young, 92, a resident of Sulphur passed away January 19, 2020 after a short illness.
He was born May 13, 1927 in Kenedy, Texas. Graduated from South Park High School, Beaumont, Texas in 1945. Joined U S Navy in 1945 and served honorable in WW II and continued in the navy reserves until 1987 retiring after 42 years of service.
Lucky was a construction electrician for 16 years before joining Mobil Pipeline as an electrician where he retired after 22 years in 1989. He was also involved in The Boy Scout program for 35 years where he achieved an Eagle Scout, wood badge, Pisano and silver beaver awards. He was involved locally in the Gideons International, Southwest La. Amateur repeater Ham Club as KA5SUR. The Sulphur Armed Forces Committee and Calcasieu Crime stoppers. His biggest joy was volunteering in the media department at First Baptist Sulphur and Olivet Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by grandson, Philip Young, parents Burnel and Wilma Young, brothers Clifton and Mary Lee Young Burnel B, Jr. and Peggy Young.
Survivors include; wife of 67 years Aris O. Young, Sulphur. Sons Liston and Martha Young of League City Tx and Jeffrey and Brenda Young of Deville, LA.
Grand Daughters Katherine and Matthew Bruner of Manville, Tx with children Colin, Asher and Amelia.
Rachel and husband Patrick Waite of Richmond, Tx. Children Caleb, Madison, Elijah and Lucas.
Grand daughter Rebekah Young of Deville, LA. With a host of nephews and nieces across Texas. Service will be at 11:00 AM January 25th at First Baptist Church of Sulphur with Rev. Michael Linton officiating. Visitation will be 5:30 – 8 PM January 24th at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home and from 9-11 AM on Saturday January 25th at First Baptist Church of Sulphur. . Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 37214 or Media Department of First Baptist Church of Sulphur.
Johnson and Robison Funeral Home
107 W Napoleon St.
Sulphur, LA 70663
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