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Stephen Walter Young
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Stephen Walter Young died peacefully in his daughter's home, surrounded by family, on July 3, 2017 in Denver, Colorado, at the age of 87. Stephen Young was born on January 7, 1930 in Laurel, Mississippi to Lonnie and Ella Young. He graduated from Oak Park High School in 1948. He was married briefly to Doris Young and had a daughter, Shree. While married, Stephen joined the United States Air Force, during which time he traveled and lived in exotic places like Tokyo, Japan. After his marriage to Doris ended, Stephen was relocated to Denver, Colorado, where he met and married Susie L. Young and became step-father to her daughter, Lorita Watson. Stephen was phenomenal with mathematical and scientific calculations which made him an invaluable asset to the aerodynamic space program helping to engineer flight suits worn by great legends such as Chuck Yeager. After he retired from the United States Air Force, having lived on Edwards and Lowry Air Force Bases, he, Susie and Lorita decided to call Denver home for good. He worked for First Interstate Bank as a Maintenance Supervisor where his engineering and sharp calculations made him in an invaluable employee for many years. He retired in the early 80's. Throughout his military career, Stephen was a member of a long standing honorable society of free masons: The Lone Star, Chapter No 1, Shriner Lodge No 43, Rocky Mountain Consistory No. He rose to become a member of the 33 degree. Stephen was accomplished at many tasks such as fishing, grilling, barbequing, and organizing events within the masonic houses as well as at church. He planned yearly block parties on Hudson street, where he and Susie lived for over 50 years: he was and will always be affectionately known as "The Mayor of Hudson Stephen Walter Young died peacefully in his daughter's home, surrounded by family, on July 3, 2017 in Denver, Colorado, at the age of 87. Stephen Young was born on January 7, 1930 in Laurel, Mississippi to Lonnie and Ella Young. He graduated from Oak Park High School in 1948. He was married briefly to Doris Young and had a daughter, Shree. While married, Stephen joined the United States Air Force, during which time he traveled and lived in exotic places like Tokyo, Japan. After his marriage to Doris ended, Stephen was relocated to Denver, Colorado, where he met and married Susie L. Young and became step-father to her daughter, Lorita Watson. Stephen was phenomenal with mathematical and scientific calculations which made him an invaluable asset to the aerodynamic space program helping to engineer flight suits worn by great legends such as Chuck Yeager. After he retired from the United States Air Force, having lived on Edwards and Lowry Air Force Bases, he, Susie and Lorita decided to call Denver home for good. He worked for First Interstate Bank as a Maintenance Supervisor where his engineering and sharp calculations made him in an invaluable employee for many years. He retired in the early 80's. Throughout his military career, Stephen was a member of a long standing honorable society of free masons: The Lone Star, Chapter No 1, Shriner Lodge No 43, Rocky Mountain Consistory No. He rose to become a member of the 33 degree. Stephen was accomplished at many tasks such as fishing, grilling, barbequing, and organizing events within the masonic houses as well as at church. He planned yearly block parties on Hudson street, where he and Susie lived for over 50 years: he was and will always be affectionately known as "The Mayor of Hudson Street". He was a generous and caring individual who loved to be social, loved to travel with family and friends, believed in the education of the young and loved to serve God here in his church home of Holy Redeemer as well his communities of Park Hill and Denver. He was an avid Denver Broncos and Colorado Rockies fan. He believed in staying active, and always ran into people he knew, no matter where in the world he went. Even in his golden years, the young men and women on his block would have to get up pretty early to try and beat Stephen at shoveling the side walks. Stephen Walter Young is survived by his daughters Lorita Watson and Shree Pierre, his granddaughters Jacquell Cloman and Renetrice Pierre, and great-granddaughter Olivia Cloman and great-grandson Vladimir Pierre. He is preceded in death by his wife, Susie Young, brothers Roscoe and Rochester Young and sisters Juanita and Elle Mae Young. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Stephen's life. Condolences can be sent to Livsmomma@gmail.com. The family would like to thank family, friends, The Church of the Holy Redeemer, all of his Masonic family, the community of Park Hill and Denver Hospice for their efforts, care, and dedication to an unforgettable and one of a kind man, Stephen Walter Young. Street". He was a generous and caring individual who loved to be social, loved to travel with family and friends, believed in the education of the young and loved to serve God here in his church home of Holy Redeemer as well his communities of Park Hill and Denver. He was an avid Denver Broncos and Colorado Rockies fan. He believed in staying active, and always ran into people he knew, no matter where in the world he went. Even in his golden years, the young men and women on his block would have to get up pretty early to try and beat Stephen at shoveling the side walks. Stephen Walter Young is survived by his daughters Lorita Watson and Shree Pierre, his granddaughters Jacquell Cloman and Renetrice Pierre, and great-granddaughter Olivia Cloman and great-grandson Vladimir Pierre. He is preceded in death by his wife, Susie Young, brothers Roscoe and Rochester Young and sisters Juanita and Elle Mae Young. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Stephen's life. Condolences can be sent to Livsmomma@gmail.com. The family would like to thank family, friends, The Church of the Holy Redeemer, all of his Masonic family, the community of Park Hill and Denver Hospice for their efforts, care, and dedication to an unforgettable and one of a kind man, Stephen Walter Young.

Funeral Home:
Caldwell-Kirk Mortuary
2101 Marion Street
Denver, CO
US 80205


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Visitation

Monday

17

Jul

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Kirk Chapel

2201 Marion Street
Denver, CO 80205

Masonic Services at 7pm

Service

Tuesday

18

Jul

10:00 AM
The Church of the Holy Redeemer

2552 Williams Street
Denver, CO 80205

Brother Young will lie in state from 9-10a.m. at the church.

cemetery

Tuesday

18

Jul

2:15 PM
Fort Logan National Cemetery

3698 S. Sheridan Blvd.
Denver, CO 80235

Full Military Honors United States Air Force Masonic Service Rocky Mt. Lodge #1

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