George L. Young

October 5, 1930August 7, 2018

Sulphur- George Lee Young, 87, died Tuesday, August 7, 2018, in a local hospital. He was a native and lifelong resident of Sulphur. George enjoyed carpentry work and gardening.

Survivors include his daughters, Gorlene Deshotel of Sulphur and Letitia Young of Vinton; his sister, Lola Mae Stanley of Snellville, Georgia; five grandchildren, Jinnifer LeBlanc, Daphne Ravencraft, Ronnie Rhodes, Jill Fontenot, and BJ Fontenot; fifteen great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Leurline Dunn "Bobbie" Young; two brothers, Bennett Young and Elray Young; and a grandson, Daniel Hunsucker.

A Celebration of George's Life will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 11, in Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home, led by Jody Barrilleaux, Celebrant. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery in Sulphur. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Friday and from 8:30 a.m. until the time of service Saturday in the funeral home. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at


  • Gorlene Deshotel, Daughter
  • Letitia Young, Daughter
  • Lola Mae Stanley, Sister
  • Jinnifer LeBlanc, Grandchild
  • Daphne Ravencraft, Grandchild
  • Ronnie Rhodes, Grandchild
  • Jill Fontenot, Grandchild
  • B.J. Fontenot, Grandchild
  • Leurline Dunn "Bobbie" Young, Wife of 70 years
  • Bennett Young, Brother
  • Elray Young, Brother
  • Daniel Hunsucker, Grandson


  • Visitation Friday, August 10, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, August 11, 2018

George L. Young

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