Carol and Billy  Young


Carol Ann Tait Young, 77, of Ottumwa, peaceably entered into eternity on February 10, 2019 at Hospice Taylor House in Des Moines.
Billy M. Young, 81, of Ottumwa, peaceably entered into eternity on February 23, 2019 at Hospice House in Ottumwa.
Their bodies have been cremated.
The family will greet friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday March 15, 2019 at Reece Funeral Home.
A memorial service for Carol will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Reece Funeral Home.
A memorial service for Billy will follow the service for Carol. Pastor Leila Disburg will be officiating and military services will be conducted by Walter B. Schafer Post #775 Veterans of Foreign Wars and O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion.
Inurnment will be in the columbarium at Ottumwa Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials for Carol may be made to Taylor House in Des Moines.
In lieu of flowers, memorials for Billy may be made to Wapello County Trails or Hospice Serving Davis and Wapello Counties.
Published on March 12, 2019
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Terry Anderson
May 25, 2019
Just saw this tonight, Saturday, May 25. I. Am so sorry to hear about this; my deepest sympathy to all of you.. Kevin, I hope we talk see each other again in the future; we had a lot of good times together and I am so thankful tennis brought you and your family to Riverside Courts. Keep carrying on everyone, I know your parents would want you to. I will miss your parents.... love goes out to all of you. Keep up the great tennis! Your friend always...Terry Anderson
Jim Carle
Mar 14, 2019
Clark, Kelly and Kevin,
My heart is absolutely broken at the passing of Billy and Carol. I have so many fond memories of visits at Target with Carol and her wit, quirky smile and love for everyone. Billy was such a character with an energy and zest for life that I truly envied. Who else would ride their bike across America and hike the Appalachian trail well into retirement?? He was a gem and always had a smile and made me laugh often. Carol and Billy will be fondly remembered!
Carrie Newman
Mar 14, 2019
My condolences to the couple's children. Losing a parent is difficult enough, at any age, I cannot imagine losing both in such close proximity. I am thinking of you!!
Jacqueline Thompson
Mar 14, 2019
Praying with all of you. May you experience God's love, Christ's peace, and the Spirit's comfort.
Jodi Miller
Mar 12, 2019
Thoughts and prayers to you Kelly and the rest of your family. Your folks were such nice people!