DELANO RICARDO YOUNG
1966 ˜ 2020
Delano Ricardo Young went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 11, 2020 at age 53. He died in Vancouver, WA from congestive heart failure.
Delano was born Sept. 3, 1966 in Detroit, MI and lived much of his life in Detroit and Vancouver, WA.
He served in the United States Army.
Delano loved Jesus and he loved boxing. One of his passions was teaching youth boxing at the Lord’s Gym in Vancouver and at Kronks Gym in Detroit. He was a member of Everlasting Missionary Baptist Church in Vancouver, and his favorite hymn was “What a Friend We Have in Jesus.”
Delano was preceded in death by his mother, Virgie Lee Young; and his toddler son, Terrell.
He leaves behind his father, Rev. Willie (Dana) Pride, Jr.; stepmother, Rosemary Pride Edwards; grandmother, Florence Jackson; sisters: Dawn, Lidell, Valesia (Tony), Akiia (Bert), Jahla, Elizabeth and Keana; three brothers: Virgil, Willie and Nathan; sons: DaJon, Delano Jr., Matthew, James, Joshua, Olando, Rico, Delano Jr. II, Jesse and Delano Jr. III; daughters: Destiny, Shakia and Lauren; 9 grandchildren: Brentley, Dalayah, Jaylen, Harmony, Zariah, Indya, Genesis, Kalayna and Ava LeeAnn; and a multitude of uncles, aunts and cousins.
A private family memorial will be held in Vancouver and another in Detroit.
Please sign his guest book @ www.columbian.com/obits