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Joyce Vivian Young

Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Death 9 Feb 2017 (aged 66)
Florida, USA
Burial Orange Park, Clay County, Florida, USA
Plot Masonic Garden
Memorial ID 176331473 · View Source
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Joyce Vivian Young, 66, passed away on February 9, 2017. She was born on April 26, 1950 to Susanna and Harold Young in Independence, MO. She was a graduate of William Chrisman High School (1968) and worked at Fleet Readiness Center SE, Department of Defense Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, retired in 2005. She married David Crawford, Sr. on October 17, 2003. She served in the United States Navy and worked in Aviation Maintenance Administration from 1968 to 1971. She was a member of Daughters of American Revolution; Band of Brothers; Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1036; USNTC Bainbridge WAVES; the American Legion; and past Eastern Star Worthy Grand Matron.

Joyce was extremely loving with a warm and caring personality. She was so kind and compassionate to everyone that came across her path. She loved to laugh and smile and had a huge sense of humor. She liked listening to music from the 50's and 60's era and her favorite was The Beatles. She was actively involved with several groups in her community as she was a proud Navy veteran. She enjoyed researching genealogy and reconnecting with fellow classmates and shipmates. Joyce loved spending time with her family and friends. She will be forever remembered by so many people whose lives were blessed with her friendship and love.

Joyce is survived by her spouse, David Crawford, Sr. of The Villages, FL; her daughter, Melody Beursken (Eric) of Orange Park, FL; her son, Brent Johnson of Amelia Island, FL; step-son, David Crawford, Jr. of Asheville, NC; step-daughter, Susan Crawford Brinkley (Jim) from Asheville, NC; granddaughter, Paityn Beursken; grandsons: Jacob Johnson, Jonah Johnson, and Shane Beursken; father, Harold Young; sisters: Pam Young, Michelle Young, and Nan Thompson (Alan) all of Independence, MO.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 in the chapel of Jacksonville Memory Gardens Funeral Home officiated by Pastor David E. Crawford, Jr. Visitation will be from 1:00 PM until the hour of service. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Jacksonville Memory Gardens Cemetery in the Masonic Garden.

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  • Created by: Angie M
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176331473
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joyce Vivian Young (26 Apr 1950–9 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176331473, citing Jacksonville Memory Gardens, Orange Park, Clay County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Angie M (contributor 47296313) .