STARKVILLE — Willie “Greasy Cap” Young, 79, died March 2, 2018, at Sanctuary Hospice Care-Tupelo. Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Griffin UM Church of Starkville with Ozell Landfair officiating. Burial will follow at Lawrence Cemetery of Starkville. Visitation will be Friday from 12:30-5 p.m. at Century Hairston Funeral Home of Starkville. Mr. Young was born Oct. 16, 1938, to the late Garvin Young and Teaster Logan. He was formerly employed as a truck driver. He is survived by his sons, Willie Joe Young, Michael Smith and Derek Smith, all of Starkville; daughters, Margaret Armstead of Moss Point, Latricia Bishop of Starkville, Tara Bishop of Starkville and Kena Keys of Olive Branch; and brothers, Johnny Young and Cornelius Young.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on March 8, 2018
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