May 6, 1973 ~ August 11, 2020

Born in: Owensboro, KY
Resided in: Piqua, OH

Kelly Dawn Wilson Young, 47, of Piqua, Ohio passed away Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Kettering Health Network. Kelly was born in Owensboro, Kentucky on May 6, 1973 to Jerry and Rose Mayfield Wilson. Kelly loved the Lord as a member of Piqua Christian Church. She valued her family and honored others as an advocate for awareness of those suffering from chronic health issues. She cherished her beloved pets and believed passionately in rescuing animals in need of good homes. Kelly was selfless above all else and put her children and family members before herself even in her final days.

Loved ones who have preceded Kelly in death include her paternal grandparents, Charles and Helen Wilson; maternal grandparents, Richard and Mary Ann Mayfield; uncles Carol Wilson and Martin Wilson; and aunts Lois Bailey and Linda Rumage.

Along with her parents, those left to celebrate her memory include her beloved husband, Billy Joe Young; her cherished children, Landon Tucker and Lexi Gastelu; her step-children, Cole and Connor Young; and her siblings, Kevin (Laura) Wilson, Kim (Baldomero) Galindo, and Keith Wilson.

Services will be 1:00 pm Monday, August 17, 2020 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory, with Pastor Mike Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the time of service Monday at the funeral home.

All those who wish to honor and remember Mrs. Young in person at the visitation or service are required to wear a mask for the safety of all those in attendance.

Expression of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Lupus Foundation of America; 2121 K Street NW, Suite 200; Washington, DC 20037 or, PO Box 322, Tipp City, OH 45371. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Kelly Dawn Wilson Young. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Mrs. Young and sign her virtual guest book by going to

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss. Kelly was a special lady. Take comfort in knowing she is in the loving arms of Jesus.

    Sending you love, hugs and prayers.

  2. ❤️Kelly was a sweet& kind lady whom will be missed! She had a long and hard fight, now she can Rest In Peace with Jesus! With our deepest sympathy! Faron and Melanie Clair❤️

  3. Billy Joe so sorry for your loss.
    We will pray for you and your family.

    Your old friend Matt Porter

  4. John Maske
    Sorry for you loss…
    Kelly was a well raised, Beautiful young Lady who was liked by all.
    She will be dearly missed.

  5. Kelly was a strong woman who fought hard to overcome terrible conditions. But autoimmune diseases don’t always respond to treatment and she lost her fight. God called her home but she’ll still be here in our hearts and memories. And her Granny Mayfield, Aunt Linda and cousin Chris will all welcome her with open arms.

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