Darrell Joseph Young

May 1, 1946 ~ December 11, 2010

Darrell Joseph Young, 64, of Lake Charles died Saturday December 11, 2010 in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family.

Darrell was born May 1, 1946 in Lake Charles. A U.S. Army Veteran, he served in Vietnam. He was a member of St. Margaret Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin and Rita Marie (LeJeune) Young and a granddaughter, Tristin Dale Young. Those left to cherish and honor his memory are his loving wife of 41 years, Barbara Royer Young, Lake Charles; three sons, Ricci Alvyn Young and wife Barbara, Jason Paul Young and wife Heather, and Damon Wells Young, all of Lake Charles; ten grandchildren; one brother, David Young, Lake Charles; two sisters, Carol Comeaux and husband John, Lake Charles and Dorothy Johnston and husband Douglas, Iowa.

Visitation will be from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM Monday December 13, 2010 with a rosary being recited at 6:00 PM. Visitation will continue Tuesday from 9:00 Am until 10:15 AM at the funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be conducted at 11:00 AM at St. Margaret Catholic Church with Rev. Joseph Jessing Officiating. Burial will follow in Consolota Cemetery.

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  1. Barbara family ,We are so sorry for your loss. Daryle will be missed for his zest for living, the smile on his face and his humor. He has left us with good memories.Hope to see you when we come to Lake Charles. Sorry we are not able to be with everyone at this time. love, Arcin Joyce

  2. I was so sorry to learn about the loss of your beloved Darrrell, who was my first cousin. Uncle Alvin my Dad, Julius Young were brothers. Our prayers are with all of you. Lula Young – Basile, La

  3. I wish for all of you, peace within your souls and to have the inner strength to make it through, one day, at a time.I will forever remember, Uncle Darrell's Baretone voice and his contagious laughter!With much love, Paige Copeland Borel

  4. To the entire YOUNG family:I am so sorry for your loss. Darrell was such a good, kind-hearted man. I will always remember his huge smile and his great big laugh. He always made me feel so welcome in your home. I enjoyed our games of trivial pursuit-HE was an awesome player. Unbeatable!! I will be praying that you and your family are able to find PEACE and know that Darrell is smiling down from HEAVEN waiting until HE can be reunited with his wonderful family!!

  5. We are thinking about and love each of you..Barbara, the Boys, as well as, Darrell's siblings, and each of your families. May God bless you and keep each of you in your time of need. I will keep you in my prayers.

  6. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. May the Lord bless each of you though this difficult time. We are believing that Darrell has seen the Lord, and is rejoicing in His new heavenly home.

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