Youssef Mohamed Mebed, 85, of Columbia passed away Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, at University Hospital.

Youssef was born May 26, 1935, in Cairo, Egypt, the son of the late Mohamed Mebed and Gladys Leach Mebed. He came to this country to study and earned his master’s degree at Kansas State University.

It was at that time he married Nancy Hicks Mebed. He worked in finance for the American Investment Corp. in Clayton, Missouri. He enjoyed watching Premier League Soccer, traveling to England to see relatives and visiting family in Egypt.

Youssef is survived by his wife, Nancy; two sons, Wade and Sharif; four grandchildren, Zachary, Cody, Liam and Chris; two cousins in Kansas; and a host of relatives in Egypt.

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