W.R. Young, Sr.

February 20, 1921 - September 1, 2022

W.R. Young, Sr., 101, of Beaumont, died Thursday, September 1, 2022. He was born February 20, 1921, in Orange, to Lillian Walker Young and Robert Francis Young. W.R. worked at Mobil Oil for over forty years. He was in the United States Army Air Corp and served in World War II.

W.R. is survived by his son, W.R. Young, Jr., of Beaumont; daughter, Janice Marie Kattawar of Houston; grandchildren, Justin, Daniel, and Rebecca Young, Shelli LeBlanc, Sarah Kattawar, Sumer Inman; twelve great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; and numerous other family members.

He is preceded in death by his wife, May Rose Broussard Young.

A gathering of Mr. Young’s family and friends will begin at 2:00 p.m., with his funeral service at 3:00 p.m., Friday, September 9, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 4955 Pine Street, Beaumont.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, Texas 75284-0692.

Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • September 9, 2022
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • September 9, 2022
  • 3:00 pm


Forest Lawn Memorial Park
  • 4955, Pine St, Beaumont, TX, 77703,

Comments (5)

    Melody G Sanders says:

    I will always remember how much you loved to dance and that you were always kind to me.

    Rest in peace Buster.

    Sheffield Bridgwater says:

    Great Picture….. It’s pretty obvious that he was your father….

    Pauline and Polly Hebert says:

    You will always be remembered by “Buster “ to us. Rest In Peace.

    rodney c wing says:

    God bless his soul,may he rest in peace.

    Susan Cooksey says:

    My condolences to his family. Bob was a wonderful neighbor and friend! I will miss him. I’m grateful that our paths crossed. He could always make me laugh! I’m also grateful for the calls and prayers during my grandson’s hospital stay. He kept me sane.

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