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“I Talked with Leon so many times coming through the food court at shands and he was always smiling and that made a big difference to me, Especially...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Joyce Kendrick - Archer, FL

“May the Lord keep the family in perfect peace as My dear friend Rest in peace with the Lord. He will be missed by me and my children. It's temporary,...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Daphne Ford - Gainesville, FL


3 of 13 | Posted by: PATRICIA Jackson MCCRAY - FL

“sorry for your loss. any loss to a family is a loss to the strength of that family. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Loomus L. Rollins - Archer, FL

“"Heartfelt Sympathy" ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Ross Brothers' Family - FL

“To the Family of Leon Young you I give you all my heart felt sympathy and condolences.Love u all for you all are my family Minister Princess George. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Minister Princess George - FL

“Our prayers goes out to Joe Nathan and Johnny.Believe in Jesus the Christ and be strong. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Mr. & Mrs. Joseph & Carma DeBose

“May the peace of God be with the family. Joe my love and prayers with you classmate. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Sandra Daniels - Micanopy, FL

“To the family, I will be in prayer with you all. Leon always was a smiling person and very friendly. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Venita Robinson-Coney - FL

“HEARTFELT..co/worker ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: ERNESTINE DORSEY - Gainesville, FL

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: MARY SCOTT - GAINESVILLE, FL

“Saddened to see that Leon has transitioned. He will truly be missed amongst many. Weeping my endure for a night but Joy will come! ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Eleanor Boston - Gainesville, FL


Leon was born on February 9, 1957 and passed away on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.

Leon was a resident of Archer, Florida at the time of passing.

He was a graduate of Newberry High School Class of 1976.

He leaves to cherish fond memories his three children; Leon Young Jr., Newberry, FL, Sharika Young, Jacksonville, FL, and Whitney Young, Orlando, FL; five grandchildren; brothers, Joe Nathan Young, Jr., and Johnell Young both of Archer, FL; sisters, Joann(Warren) Johnson,Sr., Evelyn Young Stringer, Carolyn (Akil) Khalfani, Sr., all of Archer, FL , and Joann Young, Valdosta, Ga.; sister- in -law, Barbara Young, Newberry, FL. Funeral services for Mr. Young will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday ,October 20, 2018, St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church, 17026 SW 83rd Avenue, Archer, FL, Rev. Dwayne McBride, Pastor, Rev. Keith Smith, Presiding and Rev Marvin Buchannon, Officiating. Interment will follow in St. Peter Community Cemetery, Archer, FL. Visitation at Chestnut Memorial Chapel on Friday October 19, 2018, 2:00-7:00 PM and on Saturday at the church one hour prior to the service.

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