Updated: Jan 21, 2019
Leland Bruce Young was born on January 26, 1933 in Yancey County, North Carolina, to Jess Lee Young and Ena Viola Robertson.
He had 4 sisters: Mildred, Hope, Madge, and Helen; and 4 brothers: Ralph, Earl, Ray, and Doyle.
He married Eloise Styles on August 8, 1953. They had a daughter, Janice Young McKinney, and 2 sons: Doug Young and Darrel Young.
He married Sheila Silver on November 22, 1967. They had 2 sons: Eric Young and Jason Young.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran and worked as a heavy equipment mechanic for most of his career. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved to spend his free time fishing and riding four-wheelers.