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George Wilson Younce
Birth: Feb. 22, 1930
Lenoir
Caldwell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 2005
Stow
Summit County
Ohio, USA

Gospel Singer. Born near Lenoir, North Carolina, as a child he was considered a "natural" on stage. He sang lead with the "Spiritualaires till 1950", then he joined the military as a paratrooper, making over 30 jumps before leaving the Army. He then sang with the "The Watchmen" ,"The Weatherford Quartet", and the "Blue Ridge Quartet." He is best known for singing with the "Cathedral Quartet" which he joined in 1964. The "Cathedral Quartet" has earned 70 Singing News Fan Awards with 18 of them bearing the name George Younce. He was awarded 15 plaques proclaiming him as "Southern Gospels Favorite Bass Singer", and was named "Favorite Male Vocalist of The Year" Fan Award. His name is enshrined in the Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame, having been Awarded this honor in 1998. After his retirement he sang with the "Old Friends Quartet". He was also a regular at the Bill Gaither Homecoming Concerts. (bio by: gravercem) 
 
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 Children:
  Dana Lynn Younce Willis (1962 - 2009)*
 
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Burial:
Silver Springs Cemetery
Stow
Summit County
Ohio, USA
 
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Originally Created by: gravercem
Record added: Apr 12, 2005
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God bless you for enriching our lives with your music and your humor.
- Tommy Wood
 Added: Jul. 23, 2014
When I was a little girl, I used to make my Mother play "This Old House" and "Dry Bones" until she was tired of hearing them on our Hi-Fi! Thank You for using your talent the Lord gave you! I will see you in heaven one day!
- Catherine Shelton
 Added: Jul. 16, 2014
Loved hearing you in "The Train Song"!
- Catherine Shelton
 Added: Jul. 16, 2014
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