Oliver Henry LeBlanc Sr., 77, died at 2:08 p.m. Saturday, May 31, 2014, in Houma.
The family requests that visitation be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Chauvin Funeral Home in Houma. The Rosary will be recited by Verdie Ann Breaux at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral with the Rev. Joshua Rodrigue officiating, with burial in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery No. 2.
He is survived by his daughters, Andre LeBlanc Roberts and husband, John, of Richardson, Texas, and Phyllis LeBlanc Peoples and husband, Michael, of Houma; son, Oliver Henry LeBlanc Jr. and wife, Cathy, of Atlanta, Georgia; grandchildren, David Oliver Roberts and wife, Brittany, Matthew Louis Roberts, Kenner Baetjer Roberts, Charles Harrison Roberts, Jacob LeBlanc Peoples, Mitchell Bennett Peoples, Jessica Marie LeBlanc, Amanda Nicole LeBlanc, and Oliver Harrison LeBlanc; and brothers, Felix LeBlanc Jr. and wife, Carleen, of Lafayette, and Thomas LeBlanc and wife, LeeAnn, of Franklin.
Oliver LeBlanc Sr. was the son of the late Felix Louis LeBlanc and the late former Louise Berges, of New Iberia. He was married for 54 years to Terryellen Bennett LeBlanc of New Orleans, and they were residents of Houma for 43 years.
He was a graduate of Loyola University with a Doctorate of Pharmacy. Oliver began his career as the owner and operator of Professional Pharmacy in Franklin for 10 years then was employed by Eli Lilly and Company for 27 years. He was a registered pharmacist for more than 50 years. He volunteered regularly at the St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy, was a member of the Krewe of Terreanians, Rotary Club of Franklin, Knights of Columbus and the Air Force Reserve. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and reader. His zest for life and always finding the humor in situations kept everyone around him laughing. He lived for the love of family and God.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in his name may be made to either of the following: The Saint Vincent de Paul Pharmacy, 7385 Main Street, Houma, LA 70360 or to The Foundation for Terrebonne General Medical Center, 8166 Main Street Rm. 103, Houma, LA 70360.
Personal condolences may be sent to the LeBlanc family at www.chauvinfuneralhome.com.
Chauvin Funeral Home in Houma is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from June 3 to June 5, 2014