Services for Mr. Paul W. Young, age 73, of Hattiesburg, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 13, 2021, at the First Baptist Church of Bellevue with Bro. Billy Ready officiating. Private burial will follow in the Young Family Cemetery at Paul’s beloved homeplace.

Paul retired after a 32 year career in the U. S. Army with the rank of Master Sargent. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bellevue, American Legion Post 90 of Columbia, the Mississippi National Guard NCO Association, the Masonic Lodge of Clarkson, MS, and the Son’s of Confederate Veterans.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert Preston and Ruby Bell Young, and his siblings, Geraldine Bridges Turman, James Talmadge Young, and Carl Gaston Young.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Celeste Young; children, William Scott (Amy) Young on Hattiesburg and Christie Young (Derek) Hines of Gulf Breeze, FL; his grandchildren, Hunter Scott (Bethany) Young, Garrett Preston Young, Brandon Daniel Hines, and Preston William Hines, and his precious great granddaughter, Joelle Scott Young.

Visitation for Mr. Young will be held from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. Sunday also at the First Baptist Church of Bellevue.

Jones and Son Funeral Home of Hattiesburg is in charge of arrangements.