Leonard T. Young

Leonard T. Young

Leonard Thomas “Tommy” Young, 68 of Monticello, passed away September 25, 2014 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

Mr. Young had a lifelong career in the timber industry and was the owner/operator of LTY Operations and Cypress Bend Chips.

He was born February 9, 1946 in Wilmar and was the son of the late Jesse Leonard Young and Ester Maywood Webb Young.

He was also preceded in death by his children’s mother, Shelia Jane Goodwin Young.

Survivors include one son, Chance Lynn Young and wife Denisha of Monticello; a daughter, Melissa Jane Wilson and husband Neal of Monticello; one brother Robbie Gene Young and wife Candy of Wilmar; four grandchildren, Seth Lynn Young, Lila Daphney Wilson, Caroline Jane Wilson and Chloe Elizabeth Young; and two special lifelong friends, John Porter Price and Charlie Carmichael.

Funeral Service will be held September 28 at 2 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial in Wilmar Cemetery. Visitation will be September 27 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the UAM Forestry Department, c/o Commercial Bank P.O. Box 150 Monticello, AR 71657.