Rayne- A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Lionel J. Young, 65, at 10:30 AM on Monday, February. 5, 2018 at Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Rayne, LA with Rev. Richard Wagner as Celebrant. Visitation will held in the Duhon Funeral Home-Rayne Chapel on Monday from 8:00 AM, with a Recitation of the Holy Rosary and will continue until just prior to the service time. Interment will follow the church service and will be in Our Mother of Mercy Catholic Cemetery in Rayne, LA. Mr. Young passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family and friends.
Mr. Young is survived by his loving wife, Irene Evans Young of Rayne, LA; son, Jamie Evans and his wife, Sharinda; grandson, Jamien Evans; brothers, Joseph Young of Rayne, LA, Harold Young (Marjorie) also of Rayne, LA, Patrick Young (Mary), Ferdie Young, Jr.(Martha) and Freddie Wheeler (Carol) all of Beaumont, TX; sisters, Verna Mae Young (Sidney), Linda Faye Young (Joseph) and Wendy Francis (Al) all of Rayne, LA; sisters, Alma Davies (Francis), Deborah Brown and Betsy Wheeler all of Beaumont, TX; Godchildren, Keefer Young, Nicole Young, Quincy Young and Joseph Thomas, Jr.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ferdie Young and Mildred Doucet Young and one brother, Verna Lee Young.
Pallbearers will be Joseph Moore, Merlin Evans, Jamien Evans, Michael Young, Dewayne Smith, Mark Young, Ricky Nixon, Jr., Wilton Cook and Carlton Cook.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jamie Evans, Ricky Nixon, Sr., Harold Young, Joseph Young, Ferdie Young, Patrick Young, Freddie Wheeler and Joshua Francis.
The family of Lionel John Young wishes to express our deepest appreciation to the Drs. and staff of Heart of Hospice.
You may view the obituary, sign the guest registry and express condolences online to Mr. Young’s family at www.duhonfuneralhome.com.
Duhon Funeral Home, LLC-Rayne, (337)334-3600, 900 East Texas Ave., Rayne, LA is in charge of all of the arrangements.