Funeral services for Dr. William McKinney Young Sr., age 78, of Fayetteville, Ark., were conducted Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the Washington Street Church of Christ with brother Jim Black officiating.
Dr. Young was a member of the Washington Street Church of Christ, serving as an elder and a deacon. He and his wife, Suzanne, have supported and participated in medical mission work around the world, including Africa and Central America.
He served on the board of directors of African Christian Hospitals in the early 1980s. In 1998, they began supporting and working in short-term medical mission work in Tegucigalpa and Catacamas, Honduras.
In 1993 and 1994, they lived full time in Tegucigalpa, providing free medical care in support of Clinica Amicus at Baxter Institute.