R. Lionel Young, Sr.

In Memory Of  R. Lionel Young, Sr.

R. Lionel Young, Sr., age 81, of Wilburton, Oklahoma, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018 in Wilburton.

Lionel was born in Leedey, Oklahoma on March 27, 1936, a son of the late Verna (Cox) and George A. Young, Sr.

Lionel was an educator.  Taught 24 years in the Wilburton Public Schools and 8 years in Friona, Texas.  Lionel was a member of First Baptist Church, of  Wilburton, Oklahoma.

He was the husband of Suellen  (Rhodes) Young. On August 19, 1960, Lionel & Suellen were married in Antlers, Oklahoma.

Lionel is  survived by:
Wife:  Suellen Young, of the home.
Daughter/Son-In-Law:   Ramona  Hensley and husband James, of Yukon, Oklahoma.
Son/Daughter-In-Law:   Richard Young, Jr. and wife Lourdes, of West Palm Beach, Florida.
Lionel is also survived by Grandson:  Grant Beauchamp, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  
Great Granddaughter:  Madilyn Beauchamp, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.    
A host of many friends.

Lionel was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, George Young.

Service at First Baptist Church, Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 13, 2018  with Rev. Doug Miller officiating.   Burial will be at the Green Hill Cemetery, of Muskogee, Oklahoma at 3:00 p.m.

Honorary Pallbearers:  Walter Newsom, Delmar Allen.