Leger,  Oran Francois

Leger, Oran Francois

Male 1932 - 2006  (74 years)

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  • Name Leger, Oran Francois  [1
    Born 22 Nov 1932 
    Gender Male 
    Military United States Army 
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Died 9 Dec 2006  Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center
    611 Saint Landry Street
    Lafayette, Louisiana 70506 
    Obituary 11 Dec 2006  Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Daily Advertiser 
    • Funeral services will be held at 9:30 AM Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2006, a Mass of Christian Burial at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist for Oran Francois Leger, 74, who passed away after an extended illness Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center.

      Interment will follow in Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery.

      The Rev. Keith J. DeRouen, Rector of the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, will be the Celebrant of the funeral Mass and will conduct the funeral services.

      Giftbearers are Mary Helen Thibodeaux and Arlene Ballenger. Lectors will be Celia Thibodeaux and Ashley Larive.

      Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Judy Larive Leger, of Lafayette; two sons, Heath Leger, of Lafayette and Andre' Leger and his wife, Shelly, of Carencro; eight grandchildren, Lacie, Chasity, Forest, Mia, Justin, Jordan, Adam and Britton; one great-grandchild, Britten Dupuis; six sisters, Louella Lagneaux, of Sunset, Arine Prejean and her husband, Bill, of Carencro, Wannida Richard, of St. Rose, La., Bell Varain and her husband, Barney, of Modesto, Calif., LouAnna Leger and her companion, Lauralee Reugger, of Covington, and Audrey Leger, of Missouri City, Texas, and one brother, Sherwood Leger and his wife, Eunice, of Carencro.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, Armany and Nida Broussard Leger; one brother, Chester Leger; and three sisters, Shirley Leger, Lillian Leger and Lilia Leger.

      A native of Duson and a resident of Lafayette since 1958, Mr. Leger was a veteran of military service, having served honorably in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. During High School, Mr. Leger began boxing, which he did throughout his school years, during his military duty, and continued when he returned home. He was awarded the 1959 Golden Glove State Championship title. Mr. Leger was a graduate of SLI, now UL of L with a degree in accounting. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Leger was the owner and operator of Chez Francois Seafood in Lafayette since 1975 and was also a Notary Public. He had a strong work ethic all of his life which attributed him as a successful business man. He loved caring for animals, especially his dogs and horses and also had a green thumb when it came to caring for plants. Mr. Leger was a people person and was very generous, especially with his customers over the years. He was known as the Lagniappe man because he always gave a little extra in their orders.

      Mr. Leger was a member of the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist. He will be remembered as a wonderful husband, devoted father and a caring grandfather.

      A rosary will be prayed at 6 PM Tuesday, by the Rev. Keith J. DeRouen in Martin & Castille Funeral Home of Lafayette.

      The family requests that visiting hours be observed Monday, from 3 PM until 9 PM and will continue Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, from 10 AM until 9 PM and Wednesday, from 8 AM until time of the funeral Mass.

      Pallbearers will be Kim Thibodeaux, Blake Thibodeaux, Raywood Lagneaux, Ryan Lagneaux, Larry Lagneaux and Kory J. Tauzin.

      Honorary pallbearers are his two sons, Andre' Leger and Heath Leger and his brother, Sherwood Leger.

      Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Leger's name to Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston St., Ste. 200, Lafayette, LA 70503,  www.hospiceacadiana.com

      View the obituary and guestbook online at www.mourning.com

      Martin & Castille Funeral Home, Inc. of Lafayette, 337-234-2311, has been chosen to help with the arrangements.
    Reference Number 14797 
    Buried 13 Dec 2006  Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery
    2111 West Pinhook Road
    Lafayette, Louisiana 70508
    https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/67974/lafayette-memorial-park 
    Notes 
    • ** US Army veteran
    Person ID I14797  Our Family 2020
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2018 

    Father Leger, Armany,   b. 13 Apr 1910, , Acadia Parish, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1953  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Broussard, Nida,   b. 23 Apr 1904, Youngsville, Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1996, Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1929  Duson, Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Private 
    Children 
     1. Private
     2. Private
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2018 15:08:00 
    Family ID F124454  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Oran Francois Leger
    Oran Francois Leger

  • Sources 
    1. [S50] Melancon Funeral Homes, Melancon Funeral Home & Evangeline Memorial Gardens, ((http://www.melanconfuneralhome.net/fh/home/home.cfm?fh_id=10635)), accessed 10 Aug 2018), Entry for Paul Randolph; http://www.melanconfuneralhome.net/obituary/paula-kilchrist. (Reliability: 3), 10 Aug 2018.