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August 7, 1984 – May 2, 2023

On Tuesday, May 2, 2023, our beloved son, father, brother and uncle, Tyrell “Rell” DeJuan Young, age 38, of Richmond, VA, transitioned from Earth to his Heavenly Home at VCU/MCV Medical Center, Richmond, VA. He was born on August 7, 1984 to Faye Antonette Young and Bobby Lee Allen. 

Tyrell was educated in the Prince George and Petersburg Public School Systems and was a graduate of Petersburg High School. He was a die-hard Philadelphia Eagles fan and enjoyed watching them play whenever a game was on. He will be remembered as fun-loving and the life of the party which made all our family gatherings special. Tyrell was always ready with a joke and enjoyed his family and friends. We will miss him dearly.

Tyrell was preceded in death by his father Bobby L. Allen; Maternal Grandparents Gurley Young and Cora Smith Young; and Aunt LaJuan Baines.

Left to cherish his memories are his loving mother, Faye A. Young; his beloved girlfriend, Kenya Thomas; daughter, Nadya Thomas; son, Javion Ross; sisters, Sherry Young (Jonathan) and Sherita Young (Antonio); nieces, Ariana Young, Trinity Young and Wynter Young-Hill; uncles, Gregory, Keith and Edward Young; great aunts, Sarah Claiborne and Donna Davis; great uncle, George Young; devoted friends, Nick Gee and Keith Wooden; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends too numerous to name.

The family is receiving relatives and friends at the residence of his mother, Faye A. Young, 4105 Old Iron Court, Apt. 402, Hopewell, VA, (804) 479-2806 and at the residence of his sister, Sherita Young, at 2803 Berry Street, Hopewell, VA.

The family would like to express a special thank you to the Staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc. for the care and compassion shown towards our love one. We would also like to thank everyone for their calls, visits, personal gifts and support during this time of bereavement.

Services will be held 1:00 P.M., Thursday, May 11, 2023, in the Chapel of J. M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, Pastor Carl Claiborne, eulogist. The interment to follow at Waverly Cemetery.

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