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Gary Young

August 28, 1958 — November 30, 2021


BASILE~It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Gary Lee Young announces his passing on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, in the comfort of his home at the age of 63. Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, December 04, 2021 at First Baptist Cemetery in Basile with Pastor Mike Fontenot, officiating.

Gary was born on August 28, 1958, in Oakdale to Ira Lee Young and Betty Lou Fontenot. He was a welder and he loved to watch football especially LSU and the Saints. He loved his family but more than anything he loved God. He was a loving husband, father, brother, grand-father, and friend and will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him. He leaves his loving memories to be cherished by his loving wife of thirty -two years, Tammy Young of Basile; two daughters, Kimberly Ann Y. Fontenot and fiancé, Sherman LeBlue of Eunice and Jennine Reed and husband, Charles of Elton; brother, Kurt Fontenot and wife, Amy of Craig, CD; sister, Tina Fontenot Cox and husband, Dwain of Bossier City; two grandchildren, David Cole Young and Bishop Kross LeBlue; as well as extended family and friends.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Basile on Saturday, December 4th from 9:00 am until time of services.

Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Basile, 1210 South Ryan, (337)432-6726 is in charge of arrangements.

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