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Leonard Young Ph.D.

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Leonard M. Young, PhD

Memorial services for Leonard M. Young, PhD of Monroe will be held at 3:00 P.M. preceded by visitation at 2:00 P.M, Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Monroe with Dr. George Wortham of Highland Presbyterian officiating.

Dr. Young was born October 20, 1935 in Dallas, TX and passed away Saturday, May 3, 1914. Leonard graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School, Dallas TX; Rice University, Houston, BA Geology; University of Oklahoma, Norman, MS Geology; The University of Texas at Austin PhD Geology. Dr. Young served 3 years at US Corps of Engineers Research and Development Labs, Ft. Belvoir, VA. He was a Professor of Geology for 35 years at University of Louisiana at Monroe.

He was preceded in death by his parents, L.E. and Vivian Cheek Young, his brother David Young; sister-in-law Linda Sue Jones Anderson; father-in-law Luther "Cig"Jones; mother-in-law LaVerne Knight.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Frances Jones Young, beloved pet, Paris; sister, Mary Black, brother-in-law, John L. Jones (Sharon); brother-in-law, Roy Anderson (Donna); nephews, Roy, "Hank" Anderson (Diane); Brian Anderson (Cheryl); Jeffery Anderson (Brandi); Joby Jones (Lauren); Justin Jones (Audra); great nephews and nieces, Martin Anderson, Hunter Anderson, Colt Anderson, Kealea Sue Anderson, Brooke-Lynn Anderson, Breanna Anderson, Landon Jones, Madison Jones.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to ASPCA or the .

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Published in The News Star on May 6, 2014
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