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Earl J. Young

April 9, 1938 ~ June 13, 2024

Earl James Young 86, passed away on June 13, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on April 9, 1938, in Elton, LA, to Wesley and Doris Trahan Young.

He loved the outdoors, canning, traveling, but most of all he loved to support his family. Earl was a warrior, protector with a heart of gold. He was known for his love and extensive work in his vegetable garden, his love for Cajun music and the preservation of Cajun heritage.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, LeRoy and Richard Young and his two daughters, Kristy and Joan, son in-law, Dennis Fleming and grandson, Jordan Buller.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 67 years, Juliana Davy Young, his children: Debra LeBlanc (Michael) of Lacassine, Loris Buller (Russ) of Westlake, Terry Roy of Dallas, GA, Cindy Fleming of Kinston, AL, Ricky Young (Kristie) of Moss Bluff, Kelly McCain (Jake) of Sweetlake, and Brent Young (Shelley) of Lake Charles. He was also the patriarch of 18 Grandchildren, and 15 Great-Grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, in St. Margaret Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Consolata Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home. Visitation will begin Monday evening, June 17, 2024, at 5:00 PM until 8:00PM at Johnson Funeral Home in Lake Charles, with a Rosary at 6:00 PM. Visitation will resume Tuesday morning at 9:00 AM in the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel and continue until leaving in procession to St. Margaret Catholic Church for the 10:30 AM funeral mass.

The family would like to say a special thanks to Unit 31 of Christus Ochsner St. Patrick’s Hospital, Amber Durio, R.N. and Heart of Hospice and particularly to Ralph Hays, N.P., who not only was his nurse for 20 years, but also his friend.

Words of comfort may be expressed at www.johnsonfuneralhome.net

Services

Visitation: Monday, June 17, 2024
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Johnson Funeral Home
4321 Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605


Rosary: Monday, June 17, 2024
6:00 pm

Johnson Funeral Home
4321 Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605


Visitation: Tuesday, June 18, 2024
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Johnson Funeral Home
4321 Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA 70605


Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday, June 18, 2024
10:30 am

St. Margaret Catholic Church
2500 Enterprise Boulevard
Lake Charles, LA 70601


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  1. Candle 2I am so sorry for the loss of such a wonderful man. Rest in Peace Mr Earl.
    My heart and love go out to the entire family.

  2. So sorry to hear of Earl’s passing. May the Lord’s perpetual light shine upon him. Prayers for Sis and the rest of the family.

  3. Candle 1With heavy hearts we send our love to your family. We hope your happy memories will help you through this difficult time.

  4. Candle 1Dear Debra and Families,
    I am so sorry to hear of your Dad passing, praying 🙏 for all of you at this time and the many days ahead.
    May He Rest in Peace….🙏🙏🙏

  5. Candle 1Cindy, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Your daddy was such a kind man. I know you will miss him dearly. I love you my sweet friend and if there is anything you need please let me know.

  6. Earl was a very kind and friendly man. He was a good Husband, Father and Grandfather. He will be missed by all who knew him. Rest peacefully, Earl.

  7. Candle 4Mr Earl was like a father to me growing up.Me and ricky meet when we were around 7 years old.I spent many of nights at the young’s home.Mr Earl was always so kind to me.I remember when I would come over he would always be watching gun smoke and bonanza.And when me and ricky got out of line he would straighten us out quick.I remember growing up I could look out my grandparents back door and see Mr earl working his garden.That man probably had one of the nicest gardens in town.He took pride in that garden just like he did in all his kids And family.You will definitely be missed mr earl.Greg Nettles

  8. Candle 2Mr. Earl & his family were the best friends we could have ever had. Growing up with all his children will always be a good memory for me. He loved his family & loved to cook along with his garden & most of all his French music. He will be greatly missed. Rest in peace Mr. Earl. May God wrap his wife & family in his arms. Hugs to everyone & know I am praying for all of you.

  9. Candle 2Our deepest sympathies for this great loss .. praying for all those who will miss him .. with love & tight hugs
    Dubby & Sarita LaBove

  10. Candle 1It was such an honor to serve & be with your family at such an emotional time. Mr. Young was so sweet & kind to everyone. Your family came together & exemplified what a family should be. It is absolutely a tribute to him & Mrs. Young that the values they instilled in all of you will live on. He leaves an amazing legacy. My prayers are with you all!

  11. Candle 1It was such an honor to serve & be with your family at such an emotional time. Mr. Young was so sweet & kind to everyone. Your family came together & exemplified what a family should be. It is absolutely a tribute to him & Mrs. Young that the values they instilled in all of you will live on. He leaves an amazing legacy. My prayers are with you all!


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