Donald J. LeBlanc
Donald J. LeBlanc, 82, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, in Onalaska, Texas. Services were Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Claybar Funeral Home, temporarily located at the former Park Ave.
Methodist Church at 1408 Park Ave. The Rev. Steve Leger of St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City officiated. Entombment was in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.
Don was born on Dec. 14, 1925, in Port Arthur to Ernest and Siva (Viator) LeBlanc. He worked as an equipment operator for Orange County Precinct 3 and was a veteran of the Navy. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.
Don is survived by his wife of 57 years, Florence LeBlanc of Bridge City; sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald Anthony and Brenda LeBlanc and Gerald Joseph and Beverly LeBlanc, all of Orangefield. He also leaves four grandchildren; Ronald A Leblanc Jr., Michelle Richardson, Adam Potts, and Brandy Cooper and six great-grandchildren; Audrey LeBlanc, Caitlyn Richardson, Texie LeBlanc, Austin Richardson, Brandon Cooper and Alauna Cooper and a brother, Ira LeBlanc of El Cajon, Calif.
Serving as pallbearers will be Gerald LeBlanc, Ronald LeBlanc, Ronald LeBlanc Jr., Shane Richardson, Michael Merritt and Chris LeBlanc.