AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Wednesday, July 24, 2013, Mr. Leon Louis LeBlanc, 89, husband of Mrs. Marion LeBlanc. Mr. LeBlanc was a native of Massena, NY. He was a veteran of the US Army, served in World War II where he was a recipient of the Bronze Star. He worked at J.B. White's men's dept. before opening LeBlanc's Men's Wear and Leon & Sons. After he retired he enjoyed spending many years fishing at Edisto Beach, SC with his wife Marion, family and fishing buddies. He was a parishioner of St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church. He was a dedicated volunteer with Catholic Social Services and his church. Family members in addition to his wife Marion include children: Jimmy, Eddie, Nancy Walls and husband Bill, Bruce, Linda Wandless and husband Ken; Mary Krepps and husband Steve; Paul LeBlanc and wife Lynn; 15 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Mr. LeBlanc is preceded in death by his granddaughter Stephanie and daughter-in-law Donna LeBlanc. A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, July 27, 2013, at 11:00 am. at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church with Fr. Jerry Ragan celebrant. The family requests no flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to The CSRA Wounded Warrior Project c/o Community Foundation for the CSRA at P.O. Box 31358, Augusta, GA 30903 or to Catholic Social Services at 811 12th Street, Augusta, GA 30901. A vigil service will be held Friday evening at 6:00 and the family will receive friends following the vigil at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com
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Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors
214 Davis Road Augusta, GA 30907
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on July 25, 2013