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Celebration of Life

Scout House
Saturday October 23rd, 2021
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Robert "Bo" Wesley Young

Bo’s life began on February 28, 1957, the son of Hiram and Dorothy (McLain) Young in Newton, Kansas. He graduated from Fredric Remington High Class of 1975 and then attended Butler Community College on a football scholarship. He married DeVesta Arlene Smith on August 21, 1977 at the Christian Church in Potwin, Kansas.

He was a contract welder and retired as a welding supervisor at ConFab in El Dorado. He loved his family and enjoyed barbequing, creating welding projects with benches and artwork, fishing, hunting, and working in his backyard.

His loving family includes his wife of 44 years, DeVesta of the home; son and his wife, Ryan and Rachel Young of Jefferson City, Montana; daughter and her husband, Adriane and Grant Bowlin of Whitewater, Kansas; grandchildren, (nicknames from grandad in quotes) Matthew “Roscoe” Young and Lilli “Skeeter Bump” Young, Jude “Rufus” Bowlin, Julian “Spanky” Bowlin and Jentry “Fish Bait” Bowlin; brothers, Hiram (Mary) Young of Salina, Oklahoma, Charles Young of El Dorado, Kansas, Floyd (Tina) Young of Kansas City, Missouri; sisters, Evelyn Shultz of Potwin, Kansas, Elizabeth Pugh and Edna Place both of Wichita, Kansas; brother-in-law, Raymond (Nancy) Smith of Rose Hill, Kansas and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Robert “Robby” Young in 2016; siblings, Edith Blecher and Kenneth Young. Bo passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 17, 2021, at the age of 64 years old.

A come and go celebration of his life will be held Saturday, October 23, from 2-4 p.m. at the Scout House, 500 E. Topeka, Whitewater.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Fredric Remington School District in care of Lamb Funeral Home, P.O. Box 358. Whitewater, Kansas 67154. Please sign his online guest book and leave a memory of Bo at www.yazelmeglifh.com

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A candle was lit in memory of Robert "Bo" Young

Ed Parks Oct 23 2021 3:21 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Robert was a wonderful man. Took me hunting for the first time. He will be greatly missed. Wish we could be there to celebrate his life. Love you all. Jen, Bryan, Jay and Sterling

Jennifer Mydske Oct 22 2021 3:46 PM

Deepest sympathy for your loss. Prayers for
your family.

Mike and Marsha Baird Oct 22 2021 6:18 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert "Bo" Young

Sarah wehry Oct 21 2021 1:31 PM

Thinking of y'all, always with lots of love and prayers

John and Lida Oct 21 2021 1:29 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert "Bo" Young

Sandy McAllister Rosebraugh Oct 21 2021 11:58 AM

I will miss my brother very . much I loved working with him on his welding truck then coming home and all of us relaxing in the pool

Your little sister Edna Oct 21 2021 9:46 AM

Our sincere condolences to all of Robert's family.

Mike & Marilyn Slaymaker Oct 21 2021 9:32 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert "Bo" Young

Mary kurr Oct 20 2021 10:59 PM

Kind of mind, heart and soul & will forever be missed❤️

Rebecca Young Oct 20 2021 10:13 PM

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