The Legacy of Dennis Ray Young
“Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life , which God has promised to those who love him.”
This is a glimpse into the life of a dedicated and devoted son, brother, husband,
father, grandfather, uncle, friend and most importantly a child of God. We shall not
mourn his passing but rejoice for a life well lived. A life filled with love, joy,
happiness and empathy for his fellow man.
On November 5, 1958, in Hanford, California God blessed Mildred (Milly) Oma
Harris and Cecil Ray Young with a handsome son, named Dennis Ray Young.
Though he had his fair share of struggles and obstacles, he lived a happy and
Fulfilling life, starting as a heavy equipment operator then later on became a truck,
driver. He was an intelligent, thoughtful & kind-hearted person. Dennis loved
listening to records in his off time, as well as watching old western, and World War
II movies. He had a side hobby of working on old cars and loved to tease his children
and grandchildren. He lived, loved, and laughed with his family by his side, and
passed from this earthly life knowing that they all loved him.
“What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder”
He met this beautiful young woman by the name of Chauncey Elaine Fleming they became one on August 3, 1996.
After saying “He Do’, he helped her raise Kioti Fleming and Chad Earl Watts, Jr. Then Dennis and Chauncey were blessed with two children Lanea
Denise Young and Mathew Dennis Young.
In his 63rd season, he took flight for his eternal home on Friday January 28, 2022.
His independent spirit, iron will, and strong character will never be duplicated,
waiting to welcome him to his eternal home are his parents: Mildred (Milly) Oma
Harris & Cecil Ray Young; son/grandson: Chad Earl Watts, Jr.
He leaves his memory etched in the hearts of his wife: Chauncey Elaine Young;
children: Kioti Fleming, Lanea Denise Young ef Mathew Dennis Young;
grandchildren: Lamar & Lynzi Smith; sisters: Sharon Young L Karen Foster; A
host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
~We Love You Dennis, But God Loved You Best~