In Loving Memory of

Floyd Lanord Young


Floyd Lanord Young

of Gainesville, Florida passed away peacefully June 9,2021.

Floyd L. Young was born in Palatka, Florida on October 29, 1955
to David and Frances Young- Epperson.
Floyd was lovingly taken care of by his devoted parents and his
sister Vivian. Floyd enjoyed outings to parks, museums, listening
to music, watching sports and other events with his family
including his grandmother along with the staff at Tacachale. He
shared mutual love for his longtime caregivers’, Mrs. Hazel
Reaves Carr, Ms. Wanda Garner and his special cousin Mattie
Reid who spent countless hours attending to Floyd during
hospital stays.
Floyd was preceded in death by his loving parents, David and
Frances Young-Epperson and Grandparents, Reverend John and
Beulah Hill Young.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted sister Vivian Young
McIntyre and her husband Herman, nephew Ronald Eric Young, Sr
(Trinia), Aunt Lucille Mayzes, Uncle Leon Hill(Marie), Godmother
Tempance Barlow, great nieces Ron’T-Asia Young, Kanese
Williams, and K’Nya Tucker; great nephews Ronald Eric Young,
Jr., D’ontay Hardy, and Ron’Darius Young; great-great nieces
Nylah Janay Hardy, Loyalty E’Laynah Janay Young, and Love
Erielle Marie Young; great-great nephews Ronald Eric Young, III
(Tre’), and D’ontay Harding, Jr. Also, a host of cousins, and all the
residents and friends at Tacachale.

Viewing will be at Tacachale June 15, 130 to 230 .

Wednesday June 16, 9 am at Welaka  Georgetown Cemetery Welake, FL 32153

Under the Direction of Forest Meadows Funeral Home 725 NW 23rd avenue  Gainesville, FL 32609

Online Condolences

20 Responses

  1. Ethel Whitaker at · Reply

    Dear Viv & Family
    My sincere condolences on the loss of your dear brother Floyd. Please keep your memories of him in your heart and you’ll never be far apart. Lifting you up in prayer.

  2. Alfreida Reed at · Reply

    So sorry for your lost prayers for you and your family ????????????????????????????

  3. Kimberly Givens at · Reply

    My condolences to you and your family as your all dealing with the loss of your dear brother Floyd. May his soul R.I.P ????????

    1. Horace and Chevelle at · Reply


      Chevelle and I offer our sincere condolences to you and your family. We understand the impact of a close family member and we also understand the importance of close family and friends during these difficult times. We are that and we are here for you ko matter what you need. Please lean on God and your family and friends and let us help you during this difficult time. We love you.

  4. Wanda Garner at · Reply

    Vivian and Family

    You have my condolences on our loss of Mr. Floyd. We will miss him dearly but remember this. Goodbyes are not forever. Goodbyes are not the end. They simply mean I’ll miss you, until we meet again.

    1. Ginnie Watson at · Reply

      Vivian and Family,

      I know how much you loved your brother and talked about how he was progressing over the many years that I have known you. Now I believe that he is resting at home with the Lord. So be at peace, I
      send my love and deepest condolences. Ginnie Watson ????????

  5. Michelle Williamson at · Reply

    Condolences to Vivian and the rest of the family! I know Floyd was truly loved by many on this earth and I believe he is singing with his parents and the angels now. ????

  6. Starretha Milledge at · Reply

    Dearest Friend Vivian, and Family,
    Loss of a beloved brother can be so
    blinding that you lose sight of all the love that’s
    Within your reach. Allow yourself to be loved and
    cared for at this time of sorrow. Your memories of
    Floyd will guide your smiles.
    Love ,

  7. mable robinson at · Reply

    Thinking of you and your family during this time of sorrow.

  8. Linda Potter-Lint at · Reply

    No one could have loved a brother more than you loved and cared for Floyd. You traveled from NC to FL and back so many times you could drive it with your eyes closed. Floyd knew he was loved and he loved you in return. I know you will greatly miss him, but you will see him again one day healed and happy. Let that and the knowledge that you were the best sister ever bring you comfort during this difficult.

    Love you,

  9. Kimberly Barlow at · Reply

    Sister Vivian and family,
    You have been the best sister anyone could have asked for. Your love for Floyd was known throughout his home and through the community. May Floyd Rest In Peace knowing his sister loved him more than the universe.. He’s smiling down on you saying sister “ I love you” and “thank you “
    Keeping you in prayer and love.
    Love you,
    Kimberly Barlow- Carreker (god sister)

  10. Cecilia and Cecil White, Jr. at · Reply

    God called home another faithful saint. Know that Floyd’s soul is in Heaven, at eternal peace.
    May God strengthen you and embrace you with His love and give you inner peace. You have our deepest sympathy and are in our hearts, thoughts and prayers.
    Cecilia and Cecil White, Jr.

  11. Angela D Foster at · Reply

    My Condolences to my family, may God heal the hearts of all your hurts,Love ,Cousin Angela and Family ????????

  12. Dr. Jacqueline K. Jackson, Medical Director, Tacachale, Gainesville, FL at · Reply

    Vivian & Family,
    We mourn with you in the loss of your dear, kind brother, Floyd. May you be comforted in knowing that you did everything possible in coordinating his care during Floyd’s life here on earth. Your parents would be so proud. Prayers of comfort and peace to you all.

  13. Yolondia at · Reply

    I didn’t know your brother personally. I did know however of the loving bond the two of you had for each other, You were a faithful and compassionate sister from his beginning to the end until God called him home. It is not without sorrow that we get strength as God calls us to be closer to him. Blessings to you always.

  14. Olivia Givens at · Reply

    Vivian and Family,

    My condolences during this time of sorrow. Vivian, know that God is pleased with the loving care you provided your brother, Floyd for many years. You have a reward waiting for you in Heaven!

    The peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds. Philippians 4:7

  15. Tonya Tripp at · Reply

    To My Cousin Vivian and Family.
    I send my Deepest Sympathy to You All. I’m sorry I couldn’t make it. Love You All!! May You Forever Rest In Peace Floyd Young!!!

    Love You Vivian!!????????????????

  16. PORCHE WIGGINS at · Reply

    May God be with Vivian and the family at time. Knowing that God is here! To be absent from the body is to be present with lord. 2 Corinthians 5:8. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you or forsake you” (Deuteronomy 31:6)

  17. Jerry walker at · Reply

    To Vivian and. Family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Wishing you all healing and peace. May you Rest in peace cousin Floyd. Love Jerry Walker

  18. Althea at · Reply

    My sincerest condolences to you and your family. Floyd was your first love and your love for him was exemplified throughout his life. Find solace in knowing that you were an “Amazing “ sister who gave Floyd his flowers while he was able to smell them. May God continue to keep you in His care????????. I love you my friend .

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