Walter Lee LeBlanc, Sr.
Walter Lee LeBlanc, Sr., 74, of Orangefield, passed away Saturday, Jan. 21, at The Meadows in Orange.
Services to remember his life will be at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, Jan. 24, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Interment will follow services where he will be laid to rest next to his wife in Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange.
A gathering of family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home.
Walter was born on Dec. 23, 1937 in Mermentau, LA to his parents, Dennis LeBlanc and Felonese (Dyson) LeBlanc, he had lived in the Orange area since the 1970’s, he worked as a heavy equipment operator in the construction industry, he was a veteran of the United States Army during the Korean era and he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Orangefield.
Walter enjoyed spending time with his family, going fishing, watching the Dallas Cowboys, going to the casino and playing slot machines and working in his garden. His family will fondly remember his okra, tomatoes, cucumbers and snap beans.
Walter is preceded in death by his wife, Jeanette Marie LeBlanc; his parents; his infant daughter, Tonya Kaye LeBlanc; his grandson, Justin Allen LeBlanc; his brothers, Paul LeBlanc, Sr., Robert LeBlanc, Sr. and Mickey LeBlanc; his sisters, Hilda Smith, Berniece Viator, Joyce Hoffpauir and Wavy Young.
Those who will most cherish his memory are his daughters, Tina Tarver of Orange, Mary Richard and Husband, Brent of Mauriceville and Cathy Jordan of Orangefield; his sons, Walter LeBlanc, Jr. and Ronald LeBlanc, Sr. both of Orange; his sisters, Margaret Vidrine and Helen LeBlanc both of Orange; his brother, Joseph LeBlanc of Orange; 12 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and numerous members of his extended family.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com