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LaRobert Alexander Young

Mr. LaRobert Alexander Young, 34, died November 13, 2013, in the Bassfield. Services for Mr. Young were held on November 23 at New Jerusalem Apostolic Church in Bassfield with Pastor Melvin Hudson, Sr. officiating. Interment was in the Holloway Cemetery in Prentiss, with Laird Mortuary, LLC in charge of all arrangements.

Mr. Young was the son of the late Robert Dell William and Shirley Young Gammage of Bassfield. As a young man, he attended Bassfield High School, where he was a member of the football team. Mr. Young worked much of his adult life as a poultry handler, and enjoyed fishing.

Mr. Young’s survivors include his mother Shirley Young Gammage of Bassfield; one son, Jordan Reese of Bassfield; two sisters, Janice Young (Deron) Burks of D’iberville and Melissa Williams of Bassfield; four brothers, Emmanuel Young, Christopher Gammage, Marquise Williams and Melvin Williams, all of Bassfield; six nephews; seven nieces; and a number of other relatives and friends.