Kenneth Fitch Youngquist, 88, of Calabash, died Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, Bolivia, N.C.
He was born on Feb. 8, 1927 in Norwalk, a son of the late Adolf and Florence Scribner Youngquist. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WW II, (Jack of many trades) machinist for Curran-Waring Equipment of Norwalk, heavy equipment operator/mechanic, owner/operator of Georgetown Auto & Truck Service in Georgetown. For 14 years he was in partnership with his cousin Alan Scribner.
“Kenneth was an avid gardener, enjoyed fishing and boating alike,” his family said.
Surviving are his wife, Betty Ann Youngquist; son, Paul Youngquist, and wife, Janet, of Antrim, N.H.; sister, Marion Ziem, of Wilton; and two grandchildren, Jaime and Emma Young.
No local services will be announced.
A memorial service will be conducted in Wilton at a later date. Call Paul at 603-547-5051 for further details.
Private online condolences may be sent to the family at brunswickfuneralservice.com.
In lieu of gifts/flowers please send donations to the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, 955 Mercy Lane SE, Bolivia, NC. 28422; 910-754-5356.