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December 12, 2012

Leonard Breaux, Jr.

ORANGE — Leonard Breaux, Jr., 70, of Orange, died Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at his home surrounded by family and loved ones.

Born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Port Arthur, TX, on November 22, 1942, Leonard was the son of Leonard J. Breaux, Sr. and Emma Campbell Breaux. Leonard served in the United States Air Force from 1961 to 1965 and later worked as a Boilamaker for Local #587. He was an avid fisherman and loved going to Lake Sam Rayburn to fish with family and friends. Leonard also enjoyed cooking for family gatherings. His quiet, humorous nature will be missed.

Preceded in death by his parents, Leonard J. Sr. and Emma Campbell Breaux, Leonard is survived by his wife, Nancy Corder Breaux; stepdaughters, Susan and Jennifer Cannon; step-grandchildren, Megan Ryan Hudson and Emma Grace Cannon; sister, Ophelia Breaux Faires and numerous nieces and nephews.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date after the Christmas Holidays. Cremation will be under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory.

 

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