Dr. Wallace Young
- May 23, 1928 - September 1, 2012
- Chicago, Illinois
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“I became aware of Dr. Wallace Young while watching a cable show interview.
Soon afterwards, i contacted him. He was a courteous and knowledgeable...Read More »
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“I remember meeting Dr. Young through the referral of a friend and her friend. The friend was glowing and had a youthful presence. She said she felt...Read More »
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“Dr. Young was a blessing in my life when I was diagnosed with colon cancer. He counseled me, reminded me of scripture and God's power. He...Read More »
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“I've known Mr. Young, Tara, and Tomongo from childhood and can remember years ago meeting Mr. Wallace Young. Upon the first encounter, his profound...Read More »
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“The family of the late Ivory Henry wishes to express their hearfelt sympathy to the family of Mr. Young. Our dad Ivory, and Mr. Young shared many...Read More »
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God's Faithful Servant!!!
Dr. Wallace Young N.D. was born May 23, 1928 in Covington, Tennessee to the late Ashley Young and Gussie Hall -Young. Out of their union, he was the oldest of four children. Dr. Wallace Young was preceded in death by both parents and his brother Will Young.
Dr. Young confessed Christ Jesus as his Lord and Savior and was baptized at an early age.
Dr. Young graduated high school in Covington, Tennessee 1946. He attended Frazier High School. After graduating, his family relocated to Danville, IL. He continued his education and focused on general studies at the University of Illinois. He then moved to Pontiac, Michigan where he was drafted into the United States Army in 1950. He served faithfully until 1953 where he received an honorable discharge for his dedicated service.
After he was discharged from the Army, he married the late Bennie Wade. There were three children born to this union; Timothy, Vickie and Ricky both of which preceded him in death.
In 1966, he married Virginia Maxine Lanier and out of their union 2 children were born; a daughter Keshie and a son Joseph Young both of which preceded him in death.
Dr. Wallace Young was a very loving and dependable husband and father. He worked very hard to provide for his family. For many years throughout his adult life, he worked a fulltime job while running a full-time or part-time business. During this time, he ran several successful home based businesses including but not limited to; television repairman, Young's Income Tax and as an Amway distributor. He also served his community as the President of Kingston Street Community Block Club.
In 1957 he was hired on at the United States Postal Service as a 'Letter Carrier', he then was promoted to 'Letter Carrier Trainer' and eventually became a 'Supervisor ' retiring in 1985.
In 1971, he graduated from Kennedy King College with a degree in Business Administration and Social Science. Ten years later, in 1981, he received another Social Science degree from Olive Harvey College.
Finally, in 1997, he received his doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine form Clayton College of Natural Health.
Dr. Wallace Young was a self-taught herbalist while studying for his Naturopathic Doctorate. In 1991, starting off, Dr. Young successfully began and ran his own naturopathic practice Omega Herbal Products, until his 2nd retirement in 2010. Through his God given wisdom, he blessed and helped countless individuals through herbal consulting, his herbal tea of his own creation through God given revelation (with the help & counsel of a close Godly friend) and other herbal products, his clients through the grace of God are now able to lead productive healthy lives.
His other achievements and certificates are as follows:
1977 Introduction to Postal Supervision
1977 Customer a Service Representative
1978 beat Representative instructional Certificate
1982 the Chicago Satellite Club
Dr. Young surrendered to the will of the Father and entered into eternal rest on September 1, 2012.
Dr. Wallace Young leaves to celebrate his life and carry-on his legacy a devoted wife; Virginia Maxine Lanier Young, one daughter; Keshie Young, two sons; Timothy and Joseph Young, six grandchildren; Timothy Tomongo Young (Tomongo), Tara Tane Young (Tane), Donielle Kanisha Fuzzell (Nisha), Donald Dionte Fuzzell (Dionte), Donna Kristine Brenda Fuzzell (Coco), and Donya Kristin Virginia Fuzzell (Ladybug), three great-grandchildren, two sisters Lilly Westley and Mildred Washington and a host of nieces, nephews,cousins other family and friends.