Virgil Edward LeBlanc

August 20, 1920 ~ April 1, 2012

Virgil Edward LeBlanc, 91 of Carlyss, passed away on April 1, 2012 in his residence. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at10 a.m. at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Carlyss, LA with Father Joe Aquino officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery in Sulphur under the direction of Robison Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 from 5-9p.m. at Robison Funeral Home with a rosary at 7 p.m. and will resume on Wednesday at 8 a.m. until time of service. Virgil was a native of Vinton and a longtime Carlyss resident. After graduating, he served his country in the US Army-Air Corps during WWII. After his military service he worked at Union Sulphur Mines for 12 years and later retired from Firestone Synthetic Rubber as a machinist. He was a member of the IAM Machinist Local 1317 and also an active member of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Carlyss, where he served as Usher, Eucharistic Minister, and Parish Council Member. Virgil was a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus Council 8058 and attended Cursillo #340. Virgil is survived by his wife of 67 years, Maude LeBlanc; five sons, Randy LeBlanc and wife, Melody of Simi Valley, CA, Jerry LeBlanc and wife Sherry of Westlake, Terry LeBlanc and wife, Teresa of Sulphur, James LeBlanc and wife, Angela of Carlyss and Lyndon LeBlanc and wife, Theresa of Carlyss; daughter, Mary Jane Field and husband, Michael of Carlyss; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Care Help of Sulphur, Odyssey Hospice, or St. Theresa Building Fund.

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  1. May the wonderful memories be a blessing and comfort to you. You are in my prayers, it's never easy saying goodbye to a parent…If you need me I will be there to help you…..

  2. My deepest sympathy to all the LeBlanc family and Maudie. I will always have fond memories of Virgil from a young girl. Virgil and Maudie use to cut a rug at all the French Music dances. Great dancers they were. There was never a time the door of Virgil and Maudie wasn't open for me. I was always greeted with laughter, smiles, big hugs and kisses. I was always invited to great meals in their home rather it was on a daily bases or a Holiday. I love to sit out on their swings in their backyard just to talk, laugh or whatever took place. There was never a dull moment with Maudie's sense of humor. Virgil will be missed very much by me. Virgil I know Heavens doors are awaiting for you. When you get their please tell my dad, mom and Wilton I love and miss them very much. Y'all all can join each other in the name of Jesus. Amen

  3. Terry and family, I am sorry for your loss. My prayers are with all of you and may the Lord console you at this time. Kathy

  4. Aunt Maude & Family, Uncle Virgil was truly an amazing man whose laughter and smile always made a person feel loved. He loved his family and his devotion of faith was purely inspirational. May your memories comfort you in your grief. We send our love and Uncle Virgil will remain in our hearts forever.

  5. I miss you Dad but truly REJOICE in your new life in Eternity. I feel very blessed that you were given to me by God as my earthly father to provide for me and to protect me. I am most of all gratefulto you for giving me the most important gift of all, my deep Catholic faith. You were my teacher and my inspiration. I was watching and listening. May God reward you grandly for a job well done as His faithful servant and my Dad. I love you, Dad! Your only daughter, Mary Jane

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