Funeral services for Lavelle Young, 84 of Ruston, will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston, LA. Bro. Ricky Bonnett will officiate. Interment will follow at Kilpatrick Memorial Gardens in Ruston under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.Lavelle was born on September 13, 1934 in Frost Town, LA to Robert and Clayton Mitchell Young, and passed away on August 21, 2019 at his home.Lavelle served in the Army and was a self employed 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 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; step children: 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 on Friday, August 23 from 9:00 AM until service time at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.