Willie Young Death | Obituary – Former Grambling and NFL offensive lineman, Willie Young age 77 passed away, Young extended his football career, once he signed with the New York Giants as a free agent, in 1965. He played in New York from 1966-75.
Willie is the father of former Ruston, and LSU defensive back, Rodney Young. Young, a Grambling native also played for the Giants, from 1995-98. He was named a USA Today “All-American” in 1990.
We are never ready to say goodbye forever even though we know it is a part of life. This day our hearts are heavy for losing someone so special, but as we mourn your death, we also celebrate your life. Rest in peace.
It always seems like we have all the time in the world, only to realize how fleeting it really is. We wish we had more time to do and say the things we saved for later which along with you is gone forever. We promise to keep you alive in Our memories.
Even in death, you are still loved and forever will be. You have touched the hearts of so many who owe you a lifetime of gratitude. We are not saying goodbye forever but goodbye for now. We pray you find peace and rest wherever you are.
We express our sympathy and deepest condolences to Willie Young ’s family today and in the days, weeks, months, and years that are to come as they cope with his passing. May his soul rest in peace.
— Giants (@2020NYGIANTS) July 29, 2020