December 8, 1938 – September 9, 2018
David Young, age 79 passed away on Sunday September 9, 2018. David was born December 8, 1938 in Pakse, Laos of parents from Chinese descent, Tien Young & Ching Chen . He was a teacher and has taught in many places in Southern Asia. As a teacher he built many life-long friendships with his students, which still existed until his passing. He came to the US with his family in 1980, lived briefly in Utah, before settling in Seattle, WA.
David will be remembered for his love of his friends, family, his joy of gardening, cooking, and spending time with his grandchildren, which always showed in all his pictures. Spending time with his grandchildren always brought him happiness, and the family was very fortunate to have had him as such an integral part of their lives raising all of his children and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, 5 children, 11 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
A traditional Buddhist funeral service for David will be held Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Greenwood Funeral Home, 350 Monroe Ave NE, Renton, WA. Following the funeral service will be a committal service at 2:00 PM at Greenwood Memorial Park.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.greenwoodmempark.com for the Young family.
- Funeral Service Saturday, September 22, 2018
- Committal Service Saturday, September 22, 2018
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September 21, 2018
My dear Uncle David,
I have so many fond memories of you, you and Auntie Thom are like second parents to me. Thank you for taking care of me and especially letting me have as many chicken hum baos as I wanted! No one makes chicken hum bao quite like you.
September 20, 2018
He was an amazing man! I will forever remember the special bond that he had with each and everyone of his grandchildren
September 20, 2018
An integral part of our family that we will never forget. Rest In Peace, uncle.