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John David Young

April 12, 1961 — December 13, 2020

John David Young, Jr., 59, has died. He grew up on the West Side of Charleston, and was an Eagle Scout. He was a former partner of the New York law firm Sullivan & Cromwell and spent his career practicing law in New York, Hong Kong, and Tokyo before retiring to South Carolina.

He is survived by his loving wife Evelyn and their sons Luther and Matthew.

He was predeceased by his parents John and Carol, his brother Christopher and his infant sister Susan.

All services were held privately.

John Young dedicated a lot of his time, expertise and knowledge by being an instrumental and huge asset to Saint Clare of Assisi. He will be sorely missed. Please, if you would like to make a  donation in John Young's memory, your donation to The Building Foundation of Saint Clare of Assisi would be greatly appreciated. Send checks to: Saint Clare of Assisi - Building Foundation, 225 SEven Farms Dr., Suite 100, Daniel Island SC 29492 in memory of John Young. Go to -; Click on 'GIVE' tab, click on 'memorial donation' for John Young.

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Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL & CREMATION, Mt. Pleasant, 1520 Rifle Range Rd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464, (843) 884-3833.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of John David Young, please visit our flower store.

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Friday, December 18, 2020

10:30 - 11:30am

Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church

1204 Middle St, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482

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