Wallace Luther Young

Wallace L. Young, 89, of Simpsonville, married to the late Mary Ruth Berry Young for 65 years, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.

Born in Simpsonville, he was a son of the late Luther A. & Lillie Young. Wallace was a life-long member of Temple Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and music director for many years. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force and retired from Southern Railroad and second career as a realtor.

Mr. Young is survived by his sister, Mary Ann Griffith and a brother, Bruce Young and his wife, Nancy; six nieces, one nephew, and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

In addition to his wife, Ruth, he was preceded in death by a sister, Kathleen Thackston.

Mr. Wallace will be available on Friday, October 2, 2020 from 2:00 – 6:00 PM at Heritage Funeral Home for friends to view and sign the registry.

A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 1:00 PM in Cannon Memorial Park with Rev. Danny Burnley and Rev. Brett Aiken officiating. The family will receive friends following the graveside service.

Those attending please wear a mask and practice “social distancing.”

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to: Temple Baptist Church, Building Fund, 213 West Curtis Street, Simpsonville, SC 29681.

Condolences to the family of Wallace Luther Young

  • ken Richardson
    2 years ago

    Our prayers are with each of you. Mr. Wallace was an amazing man. Always smiling with a sweet spirit. Love each of you.
    Ken and Peggy Richardson

  • KifbyBALLEW. Kirby ..kJ Ballew
    2 years ago

    Was sad to hear of Wallace Young passing.he was a very good man and we’ll be missed

  • Karen Hughes
    2 years ago

    Mr. Wallace gave me my nick-name of Kaybo and he and his sweet wife Mrs. Ruthie touched my life in a sweet way from a very young age. They both are missed and so thankful to have known them. Prayers for the family.

  • Bob Bagwell
    2 years ago

    Wallace and I were lifelong friends, school mates and served together in the US Air Force together. A great man that will be greatly missed.

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