Celebration of life for Eldon Dee Young, 80, will be held, Monday, May 16, 2022, 10:00 a.m. at Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home Chapel.
Eldon was born to the late Curtis and Elva (Brooking) Young on July 6, 1941 in Lawton, Oklahoma.
Mr. Young grew up, attended and graduated from Lawton High School, Class of 1959. He was a dedicated public servant. He retired after 28 years with the Lawton Fire Department. After retirement, he taught at the votec school, worked security and was a licensed private eye. Eldon was an avid hunter and fisherman. He also enjoyed gambling and was a gold card member. Eldon never met a stranger, he was the jokester of the room and loved country music, dancing and flirting with all of the women.
Eldon is survived by his children, Belinda Prazzel-Honeyfield of South Padre, TX, Kristell Young of Heber Springs, AR and Sue Ellen Young of Heber Springs, AR; uncles, Billy Brooking of Cache, OK and Dennis Brooking of Lawton, OK; eight grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren plus a host of other loving family and friends.
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