Funeral companies will be held Friday, July 30, 2021, at a 2:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Washington LA for Charles Ray LeBlanc, age 86, who handed absent Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at his residence in Bunkie. Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Washington. Rev. Matthew Higginbotham, pastor of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, will officiate at the products and services. Audience will be Vallie LeBlanc and Dawn LeBlanc. Giftbearers will be Jenna LeBlanc Smith, Emily LeBlanc, and Anna LeBlanc. Charles Ray LeBlanc was born on March 3, 1935, to Clarence LeBlanc and the former Lois Ortego. He graduated from Washington High College in 1953. He then attended SLI in Lafayette, where by he participated in ROTC for 4 years, right up until his graduation in 1956. He attained a BS in Training and also a Master’s Diploma in Training from Nicholls State University. Charles taught in numerous colleges through St. Landry Parish, like Eunice Elementary, Highland Elementary, Washington Higher, Courtableau Elementary, Morrow Elementary, and Grand Prairie Elementary. Charles Ray LeBlanc and Mary Agnes Buller were married on Thanksgiving Working day, November 22, 1956. It had come to be a relatives custom for decades to rejoice their anniversary with their people on Thanksgiving Working day. Unusually more than enough, the favored dish was Pa Charles’ meatball stew. Charles was an avid outdoorsman. He cherished hunting and fishing. His favorite hobby was squirrel looking and cooking them at the squirrel camp for the local community. He was beloved and revered by all who understood him. Survivors include things like his wife of 64 yrs, Mary Agnes Buller LeBlanc two sons, Phillip K. LeBlanc and his spouse, Vallie Bridges LeBlanc, and Michael Brent LeBlanc his daughter-in-law, Dawn Lee LeBlanc his sister, Elaine LeBlanc Fontenot his grandchildren, Michael Andrew LeBlanc and his fiancé, Denay Aucoin, Jenna LeBlanc Smith, Emily Judith LeBlanc, and Anna Katherine LeBlanc his good-grandchildren, Harper Claire Smith, Aiden Wesley LeBlanc, Hayes Beckett Smith, Katlyn Stelly, and Kylie Everett. He was preceded in dying by his mother and father, Clarence, and Lois Ortego LeBlanc a son, Gordon Charles LeBlanc a grandson, Phillip Wesley LeBlanc and a brother, John Earl LeBlanc. A rosary will be prayed by Deacon Dwayne Joubert at 11:00 a.m. Friday in the funeral household. The relatives requests that going to several hours be noticed from 8:30 a.m. Friday till assistance time on Friday. Pallbearers will be Andrew LeBlanc, Tony Soileau, Will Buller, Gary LeBlanc, Dirk Soileau, Andre Lugo, Joey Boudreaux, and Scott Buller. The loved ones would like to thank the staff of Louisiana Hospice and Palliative Treatment for their excellent care of Charles, and also the medical doctors and staff of Opelousas General Well being Technique. See the obituary and guestbook on the internet at www.melanconfuneralhome.net. Melancon Funeral Residence of Opelousas, 4708 I-49 North Company Street, (337) 407-1907, is in cost of preparations.
Published by The Acadiana Advocate from Jul. 29 to Jul. 30, 2021.