Bishop Young, dead at 77, saw gap in mental health care and built a network

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 28, 2022 2:49 PM CT | Published: October 27, 2022 5:20 PM CT

“There were so many of my friends that didn’t have their fathers in their lives, at least not in the way they wanted them to be. He filled that role for so many people,” said Paul Young, president and CEO of the Downtown Memphis Commission.

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Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers business news and features for The Daily Memphian.


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