Roy Joseph LeBlanc passed away at Ochsner Baptist Hospital on August 25, 2017 at the age of 92. He is survived by his wife Dolores Stakes LeBlanc of 67 years of marriage. Loving father of two daughters; Phyllis Fontenot, husband Ellis Fontenot and daughter; Susan Verrette. He was one of four children born to Eddie LeBlanc and Clotille Clement LeBlanc. Proud grandfather of two grandsons; Craig and Dale Fontenot and one granddaughter; Natalie Verrette Landers. Also survived by his great granddaughter; Katie Fontenot, and two great grandsons; Nathan Fontenot and Dylan Schetrompf.
Roy was born on November 27, 1924 in Thibodaux, LA and was a longtime resident of New Orleans, LA. He was a proud United States Army Veteran and a survivor of the Korean War. Roy worked on a Fire Boat for the Board of Commissioners for 37 and a half years. He loved to cook, fish, and sew crab nets, which he passed down to his grandchildren; he also loved to eat crabs!
The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Ochsner Baptist Hospital, especially the ICU Staff, for their outstanding professional care and compassion they showed to our family during this time of grief.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. A funeral Mass will begin at 11:00 a.m. He will be laid to rest in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com.