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 Donald Curtis Young was born December 28, 1949, in Houston, Texas, the son of Lewis and Billie Rae Spears Young. He grew up and attended schools in the Aldine area.

Donald graduated from Smiley High School and then was employed with Western Electric/Southwestern Bell. Donald served his country in the United States Army from 1971 until 1973. He moved to Sealy in 1980, and later graduated from Blinn College.

Donald was an owner of D.C. Young Paint Company. He also was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and was a great craftsman. Donald loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Donald was united in marriage to Susie Krumrey on December 24, 2000, in Bellville, Texas. He and Susie were active members of the Shepherdís Way Church in Sealy.

Donald passed away on Thursday, May 20, 2010, at the age of 60, in Houston, Texas. He is survived by his loving wife: Susie Young of Sealy; mother: Billie Rae Hutcherson of Sealy; daughter: Bridget Bradley and her husband, Brett, of Anderson, Texas; step daughter: Nicole Rogers of Bellville; son: Brandon Young and his wife Natasha of Navasota; step son: Zach Rogers and his wife, Jackie, of Austin; sister: Sylvia Riddle and her husband, Wayne, of Humble; brothers: Bo Young and his wife, Thea, of Humble and Bill Young of Sealy. He is also survived by his 12 grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other family and dear friends. Donald was preceded in death by his father, Lewis Young.

Visitation was from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at Schmidt Funeral Home.

Funeral service was at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, May 23, 2010 at the Shepherdís Way Church with Pastor Frank Lucas officiating.

Interment was at Pilgrimís Rest Cemetery.

Pallbearers were David King, Chris Roberts, Dale Toman, Chris Smith, Cody Young, and Sergio Venegas.

Honorary Pallbearers were Jerry Krumrey, Robert Luhn, Brett Bradley, Gene Cooper, Robert Young, and Johnny Franco.

Friends who wish may make memorial gifts to: American Cancer Society, Austin County Unit, c/o Verna Lois Deere, P.O. Box 501, Bellville, Texas, 77418.

Please visit our website created in memory of Donald at:

Funeral under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, P.O. Box 601, Bellville, Texas 77418. (979) 865-2424.



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