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Sterling Young, Iii

Sterling Young, III, – passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at University Hospital in New Orleans, LA. He was 24 years old. Sterling loved chilling with his family and friends, listening to music, and telling jokes. He leaves to cherish his memory, his parents, Sterling Young, II and Corrie Laws; sisters, Christain Laws, Irione Young, and Milan and Mariah Johnson; brothers, Michael and Sterling Rakim Young; niece, Maci Canty; nephew, Damien Laws; maternal grandparents, Brenda and Welton Laws; paternal grandmother, Rosemary Brown; step grandfather Darrell Brown, Sr.; paternal great grandmother, Ethel Lee G. Smith; aunts, Trenica Young, Dana Douglas (Kenneth), Krystal Miller (LeMichael); uncles, James Griffin and Darrell Brown, Jr.; and a host of grand aunts and uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends. Sterling is preceded in death by paternal grandfather, Sterling Young; maternal great grandparents, Andrew and Virgin Moore and Nelda James; and paternal great grandfather Eddie Lee Smith.


  • Relatives and friends are invited to attend Funeral Services honoring Sterling on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 11:00AM at New Hope Baptist Church, 1807 Rev. John Raphael Jr. Way, New Orleans, LA. Pastor Jamaal Weathersby, Officiant.
  • Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the hour of service.
  • Interment will follow at Providence Memorial Park, 8200 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA.


Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.



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