Thursday, September 10, 2009

"E. G." Edmond Grafton Young, Jr ~ I Remember


"E. G." Edmond Grafton Young, Jr.
May 22, 1979 - September 11, 2001


Edmond Grafton Young, Jr, known as "E. G.", was murdered in the attacks on the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. He was born in Annapolis, Maryland, the only son of Margaret and Edmond Young. He was only 22, yet had a job working for BTG, Inc at the Pentagon as a contractor, where he supported the DCSPER Army Division. When the plane hit, he was working on a General's computer.

E.G. was educated in Annapolis Schools - Harmony Elementary and Northern Middle and High Schools. His interest in computers led him to Calvert Career Center. He earned his Associate degree in Computer Applications and Network Administration at the Computer Learning Center in 1999. He had successfully completed two of the seven Microsoft certification exams. E. G. was a Helpdest Analyst for CACI and then for BTG, Inc. He was transfered to the Pentagon early 2001.

E. G. was involved in his church, Peters United Methodist Church, where he served as a Youth Choir and Usher Board member. He enjoyed mentoring teens, playing basketball and spending time with his friends. His son, Stephan, was the joy of his life. Stephan was born May 26, 1997. E. G. was a devoted and loving father.

His sister, Michele Young, preceded Edmond in eternal life. He leaves to cherish his memory his parents, Margaret and Edmond Young, Sr.; his son, Stephan Young; his sisters, Marvene and Markia Young; a nephew, Malik Tonkins; his grandparents, Helen and Maurice Creek, Sr. and Louise and William Young; friend, Jonette Ramona Mackall; nine uncles, Wilbur, Elmer and Maurice Creek, Jr., William, Russell and Cordell Young, Bob Adams, Alvin Jones, Sr. and Aaron Sollers; ten aunts, Gloria Wilkerson, Barbara Young, Mary Adams, Dorrine Jones, Angela Creek, Sarah and Rosia Young, Curley Gilbert, Regina Sollers and Doris Creek; Godmother, Dorothy Dorsey; and a host of cousins, relatives and friends.

2 comments:

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

Another Beautiful tribute to a brave and wonderful man. It is so sad to read and remember, isn't it?

Cathy said...

E.G. was so young. So many what ifs... Thank you again.