John Thomas LeBleu Jr.
John Thomas LeBleu Jr., 65, of Orange passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont.
John was native and lifelong resident of Orange; born on Nov. 22, 1948 to the late Mary Ann (Townsley) Pharr and John Thomas LeBleu Sr.. He was a welder with Local #587 and mechanic, and loved going fishing, hunting, camping, playing pool, going dancing, and crawfish boils with his family. John was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be missed dearly.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and sisters, Shirley Bowden and Kathryn LeBleu.
He is survived by his wife Becky LeBleu of Orange; daughters, Kathryn Welch and husband, Stuart of Orange, Kerry LeBleu and husband, Marvin of Seattle, WA; sons, Ricky LeBleu and wife, Michele, and Shannon Burns, all of Orange; sisters, Betty Wynkoop of San Antonio, Barbara Long and husband, Dan of Kentucky; grandchildren, Kacey Welch, Stuart Welch Jr., Colt LeBleu, Devin LeBleu, Sage Griggs, Skyler Griggs and Corbin Burns.
A visitation will be held Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm, at Dorman Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Thursday, Jan. 30, at 2:00 pm at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park. Condolences may be sent for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.
Honoring John as pallbearers are Arthur LaBleu, Doug Culpepper, Edward Culpepper, Kenny Bowden, Derick Zadalier and Jake Bownan. Honorary pallbearers are Stuart Welch Jr., Colt LeBleu, Jacob Lejune and Justin Journeay.