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Boyd Young (Tulia)

July 2, 1942 — December 10, 2021

Boyd Young (Tulia)

Tulia, Texas—Boyd Dwain Young, 79, went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 10, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Monday, December 20, 2021, in the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Ernie McGaughey officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Tulia

A visitation will be held on Sunday, December 19, 2021, from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at the funeral home.

Boyd was born on July 2, 1942, in Tulia to L.D. and Annie Young. He grew up in Swisher County and graduated from Kress High School in 1960. He married Kay Carothers on November 6, 1964. Boyd and Kay had two sons, Steve, and Layne. Boyd loved watching his boys in the show ring and later his joy came mostly from watching all his grandchildren show their animals and playing sports. Boyd was raised in 4H and remained an active member all his life. He was an adult leader for Swisher County 4H for 54 years. He was a member of the Swisher County Activity Association for several years. The 2016 South Central, Regional Shorthorn Show in Amarillo was dedicated to Boyd Young, 4Y Shorthorns. He helped numerous kids throughout the area with their beef projects in 4H. He was also the superintendent for the Swisher County Stock Show for several years. Boyd farmed for many years before going to work for Swisher County Precinct 3 for 25 years.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Kay Young, his sister, Maxine Carter and his brother, Melvin Young.

He is survived by his two sons, Steve Young and wife Wendy of Nazareth, Layne Young of Tulia, his sister, Judine Wilks of Tulia, his brother, Stanley Young of Lubbock, his five grandchildren, Brett, Will, Casey, Anndee, and Landry, his two great grandchildren, Jace and Carter and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Swisher County Activity Association or the Nazareth FFA Alumni Association. The family will gather at the home of Judine Wilks in Tulia.

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Past Services


Sunday, December 19, 2021

5:00 - 6:30 pm (Central time)

Kornerstone Funeral Directors-Tulia

201 West Broadway Avenue, Tulia, TX 79088

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Funeral Service

Monday, December 20, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

First United Methodist Church-Tulia

110 North Briscoe Avenue, Tulia, TX 79088

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