Kenny Young Sr

Kenny Wilburn Young Sr., 89, passed away, Sunday, April 3, 2016, at Twin Oaks in Lansing. He was born July 22, 1926, in Satsuma, La., the son of Percy C. and Ella Mae (Travis) Young.

Kenny Young

Kenny enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1944 and retired in 1972.

In 1952, he married Verna Lee Tate. She preceded him in death in 1977. He later married Gloria Mason. She also preceded him in death.

He is survived by his children, Deborah (Ralph) Kreutzer of Tulsa, Okla., Kenny Young Jr., of Angola, La. and Dwayne (Michelle) Young of Lansing; four grandchildren, Michael (Nichole) Kreutzer, Verna Kreutzer, Sara (Cory) Zellers and Matthew (Melissa) Young; and eight great-grandchildren.

Kenny served as a deacon at Leavenworth Baptist Church. He enjoyed wood working and gardening. He had a love for all children.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. 2016, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Burial with full military honors will be in Denham Springs, La., under the direction of Seale Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to Children’s Miracle Network.