July 5, 1969 - November 4, 2021
Michael A. Young, 52, of Peoria departed this life on November 4, 2021, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center at 9:56 a.m. Michael was born on July 05, 1969, in Peoria to Claude and Lula Young. Michael graduated from Peoria Manual High School. Michael was a Bus Driver for many years for District 150 and P.C.C.E.O. Before his passing he was driving for a trucking company. He was also a D.J. for various places in the community of Peoria. Michael enjoyed watching basketball and football. His favorite basketball team was the Boston Celtics. Michael was a member of Zion Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Samuel Duren. Michael leaves to cherish his precious memory: A loving mother, Lula Pointer; five sons: Michael Young, Jr., Christopher Young, Antoneo Young, Amir Green, and Abre Jackson all of Peoria; five daughters: Lemikay Linwood, Rebecca Young, Nakiyla Young, Koreona Green, and Rylann Durham all of Peoria; four brothers, Don (Rockell) Young of Springfield, IL; Claude Sanders, Steven (Shantel) Sanders, and Benny (Yevette) Jemison all of Peoria; four sisters, Romona Sanders, Lavencia Lacey, Ferlisa Sanders all of Peoria, Delisa Jemison of Atlanta, GA; Honorary brother Thomas Leonard and special friend, Teresa Wilkins; eighteen grandchildren and a host of family and friends whom will miss him dearly. Michael was preceded in death by his loving father Claude Young; step father Raymond Pointer; maternal grandparents Eugene and Louise Horton; paternal grandparents Lawyer and Mary E. Young; one daughter Shanika Young, one brother Undray Sanders and one sister Pamela Sanders. A Public Visitation will be held on Friday, November 12, 2021, at T.W. Parks Colonial Chapel from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Celebration of Life Services will be held at Zion Baptist Church on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. with visitation commencing one hour prior at 9:00 a.m. Pastor Samuel Duren will officiate. Michael will be laid to rest at Lutheran Cemetery.
Michael A. Young, 52, of Peoria departed this life on November 4, 2021, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center at 9:56 a.m. Michael was born on July 05, 1969, in Peoria to Claude and Lula Young. Michael graduated from Peoria Manual High School.... View Obituary & Service Information
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