Chester LeLeux, 74, of Orange, died Monday, Aug. 15, in Lake Charles.

Born in Kaplan, La. on Dec. 30, 1936, Chester was the son of Otto and Estelle (Guidry) LeLeux.

He worked as a trucker and welder with Triangle Cartrage and Levingston Shipbuilding.

Preceded in death by his wife, Laura LeLeux in 1991; Chester is survived by his son, Joseph LeLeux of Orange; and his first cousin, Vergie Gaspard.