Davis Overton Young, 34, passed away Thursday, October 27, 2016 at Rapides Regional Medical Center in Alexandria, Louisiana. Davis was born in Monroe, Louisiana on July 13, 1982 to his parents, Davis Lin Young and Dewanna Murry Young. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Davis was preceded in death by his wife's parents, Floyd Edward and Betty Jane Proffer; his grandparents, Spencer Young, Sr. and Lucy Young; his grandfather, Olen Overton Murry; brother-in-law, Andy Lee Proffer; sister-in-law, Marilyn Ann Brownell and nephew, Joshua Lee Proffer.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, LeWanda Proffer Young; son, Thaniel Drake Young; parents, Davis Young and Dewanna Young; step-son, Dustin Allen Crain; step-daughter, Valerie Nicole Crain; brothers: Daylin Young and Chris Young; sister, Deann Aycock and husband, Johnny; brothers-in-law: Darrell Proffer and wife, Missy and Floyd Edward Proffer, Jr. and wife, Tina; sister-in-law, Melissa Baum and husband, Melton; grandparents, JoAnn and Johnny Albritton, his wife's grandparents, Truman and Betty Proffer; a special nephew, Caleb Helfrick and a host of other nieces and nephews.
Davis was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He was taken from this life too early but by donating his organs, he was able to give life to at least eight other people. He was loved by all who knew him and he will be greatly missed by his family and friends.