James G. Leger Sr. (1925 - 2014)

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James G. Leger, Sr.

SCOTT - Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in Carencro for James G. Leger, Sr., age 88, who passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 11:15 p.m. at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette.

Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in Lafayette. Brother Todd Madden will officiate at the services.

Mr. Leger was a native of Church Point and a resident of Scott for over thirty-five years. Mr. Leger loved to tinker and could fix almost anything. He enjoyed camping especially in the Smokey Mountains. He also enjoyed gardening and traveling.

Survivors include one son, James G. Leger, Jr. and his wife, Lucy; three daughters, Cheryl Shore, Jamie Hollier and her husband, Elfedge, and Patty Boudreaux; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; one brother, Everett Leger; and one sister, Betty Sue Mouton.

He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-five years, Kathleen Crawford Leger; his parents, Pierre Columbus Leger and the former, Cedia Olivier, both natives of Church Point; two grandchildren, Cassie Hollier and Shannon Hollier; and three great-grandchildren, Cody Arceneaux, Bryce Faulk and Cullen Faulk.

The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 9:00 a.m. Wednesday until service time on Wednesday.

Pallbearers will be Garnie Hollier, Jonathan Hollier, James Leger, Jr., Justin Broussard, Michael Worrell and Randall Welch. Honorary pallbearers will be Rylan "Mikie" Worrell and Randall "Dylan" Welch.

View the obituary and guestbook online at www.melanconfuneralhome.net.

Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-3232, is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in the The Advertiser on Apr. 16, 2014
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