Leonard B. Loeve, 86, of West Orange, died Friday, July 13, at Harbor Hospice Home in Beaumont. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am Tuesday, July 17, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Joseph P. Daleo of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Entombment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery Mausoleum in Orange.

Visitation will be from 5:00 – 9:00 pm, with a rosary recited at 7:00 pm, Monday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Granger, TX., on Oct. 10, 1925, Leonard was the son of Henry Vinc and Mary (Martinets) Loeve. He retired as an electrician for IBEW and Operating Engineer Local 450 in Nederland. Leonard was in the U.S. Navy, a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, and in the American Legion. He loved gardening and dearly loved his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Clarence Loeve and Henry Loeve; sister, Earline Bryan; and grandson, Kenny Harris.

Leonard is survived by his wife, Lucy Loeve of West Orange; daughters, Brenda Fay Rost and husband Robert Joseph Nallie of Groves, Lois Ann Harris and husband Larry M. Harris of West Orange; grandchildren, Jeffry Veitch and wife Jodi, Donnie Veitch and wife Jennifer, Jimmy Veitch and wife Lesa, Randy Veitch and wife Leslie, Chelli Romero, Ronda Sullivan and fiancé Randall LaHood, and Amanda Romero fiancé George Coon; 16 great-grandchildren; four great-great grand-children; brother, Edward Loeve and wife Rosemary of Austin; and sister, Velma Loeve of Granger.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Jeffry Veitch, Donnie Veitch, Jimmy Veitch, Randy Veitch, George Coon, and Randall LaHood. Honorary Pallbearers will be Henry Lee Loeve, Larry Joe Loeve, and Jeffery Loeve.