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Lavelle Young

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Funeral services for Lavelle Young, 84, of Ruston, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA. Bro. Ricky Bonnett will officiate. Interment will follow at Kilpatrick’s Memorial Gardens in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Lavelle was born on Sept. 13, 1934, in Frost Town, LA, to Robert and ClaytonMitchell Young, and passed away on Aug. 21, 2019, at his home.

Lavelle served in the Army and was a selfemployed carpenter. He was a member of First Assembly of God. Lavelle loved animals and being outdoors. He was an avid dog breeder for hog hunting and raised several dogs that went on to be National Champions. Lavelle was a member of the North LA Beagle Club.

Left to cherish Lavelle’s memory are his wife Anna Dean Young; Children: Debbie Walters (Mike) of Fort Meyers, FL, Pamela Slaughter (Robert) of West Monroe, Melissa Flowers (David) of Moore Haven, FL, Paige Ederer (Joe) of Lehigh Acres, FL, and Jeff Young (Heather) of Clinton, MS; stepchildren: Steve Wilson (Janet) of Ruston, Paul Wilson (Kelli) of Monroe, and Rebecca Rabb (Theo) of Ruston; 23 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and brother Joel Lavene Young (Marie) of Beaumont, TX.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until service time on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

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