Dr. Willie Young has died - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Dr. Willie Young has died

Dr. William C. Young (Source: St. Bernards Hospital) Dr. William C. Young (Source: St. Bernards Hospital)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- Dr. William Young has died.

According to representatives with St. Bernards, Young died Friday afternoon.

Young grew up in Helena, one of six children, where his family ran a small grocery store.

Young earned a bachelor's degree in zoology from the University of Tennessee in three years. He then earned a medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

He moved to Jonesboro in 1980 and established Otolaryngology and Facial Surgery Centrex.

Young provided leadership at St. Bernards as the chair of numerous committees. He also served as a member of the St. Bernards Development Foundation Board.

The Healthcare Medical Group was founded by Dr. Young. He also helped establish the HMG Health and Fitness Expo.

In addition to his many medical accomplishments, Young developed the Arkansas Sports Show.

Copyright 2012 KAIT. All rights reserved.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Crews work to fix water main break in Hoxie

    Crews work to fix water main break in Hoxie

    Sunday, July 15 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-07-16 01:17:13 GMT
    Monday, July 16 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-07-16 05:56:08 GMT
    Crews work to fix water main break in Hoxie (Source: AP Graphics Bank)Crews work to fix water main break in Hoxie (Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Moments ago, Hoxie emergency crews spotted a water main break on the southwest side of town. 

    Moments ago, Hoxie emergency crews spotted a water main break on the southwest side of town. 

  • Neighbors respond to double homicide

    Neighbors respond to double homicide

    Sunday, July 15 2018 10:06 PM EDT2018-07-16 02:06:00 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-07-16 02:27:46 GMT
    (Source: Region 8 News)(Source: Region 8 News)
    (Source: Region 8 News)(Source: Region 8 News)

    Many people were shocked to hear officials were investigating a double homicide on this quiet country road. 

    Many people were shocked to hear officials were investigating a double homicide on this quiet country road. 

  • breaking

    Power outages reported in Craighead County with storm

    Power outages reported in Craighead County with storm

    Sunday, July 15 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-07-15 22:27:46 GMT
    Sunday, July 15 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-07-16 02:27:01 GMT

    According to a post on the Craighead Electric outage map website, about 12 customers are left without out power following evening storms. 

    According to a post on the Craighead Electric outage map website, about 12 customers are left without out power following evening storms. 

Powered by Frankly