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Clyde L. LeBlanc

Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 17 Apr 1982 (aged 73)
Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, USA
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Louis Clyde Leblanc
•Sex: M
•Birth: 01 JUL 1908 in Houma,Terrebonne Parish,Louisiana
•Event: Burial/Cremation 19 APR 1982 St. Francis De Sales Cemetery #2-Houma,Louisiana
•Death: 17 APR 1982 in Houma,Terrebonne Parish,Louisiana

Writer-artist Clyde LeBlanc Dead at 73---L. Clyde LeBlanc,a noted local writer and artist died Saturday at the age of 73.LeBlanc's achievements also included singing and working with the LePetit Theatre de Terrebonne in many of its productions throughout the years.During those years he performed directed,managed and designed sets and reached a point where members of the theater company called him the "driving force" behind the group.As an artist,his works depicted the Louisiana Cajun Country and its people and many of his renderings can be seen in area homes.During the Bicentennial of 1976,he supervised the production and drew the cartoons for the "Good Earth Cookbook," a work compiling many old Cajun recipes. Profits from the sales of that book went to his favorite endeavor,the restoration of the Southdown Museum.He also published "The Nobell Lettres," a book of Cajun humor and funny stories - again writing it and drawing the illustrations himself. Besides his artistic endeavors,LeBlanc was also a prominent local businessman,having operated a bakery supply company and a mechanical contracting and engineering company.In 1957,through self-study,he earned his Professional Engineer's license by taking a two day examination and then in 1961,while a member of the Plumbing Board,he was examined and licensed as a Journeyman Plumber.After years of faithful service to Terrebonne Parish through his business life and his artistic endeavors,LeBlanc was named the Terrebonne Parish Most Useful Citizen by the Houma Courier in 1972.

Funeral Arrangements
Visitation will be held today from 2:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Chauvin Funeral Home and will resume at 8 a.m. Monday until funeral time.The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the St. Francis de Sales Cathedral with burial to follow at St. Francis No. 2 Cemetery.Survivors include his wife,Evelyn Ray LeBlanc;one son,Louis C. LeBlanc of Greenville,S. C.;four daughters,Mrs. O. J. (Clyde Ann) Davis of Pascagoula,Miss.,Mrs. Fred Linda Thibodaux of Houma,Mrs. Robert Davis LeJeune of Beaumont,Texas and Mrs. Manual Sylvia Martinez of Baton Rouge;one brother,L. Lloyd LeBlanc of Houma and one sister,Mrs. Rudolph Alma Ellender also of Houma;16 grandchildren and one great grandchild.He his [sic] preceded in death by his parents,Leonie Arcement and Louis LeBlanc.The family had asked that in lieu of flowers,donations be made to the Terrebonne Historical and Cultural Society for the restoration of the Southdown Museum. Chauvin Funeral Home of Houma,is handling the arrangements.

Father: Louis Adam Constant Leblanc b: 15 JAN 1884 in Montegut,Terrebonne Parish,Louisiana
Mother: Mare Leonie Marie Arcement b: 07 SEP 1886

Marriage 1 Evelyn Paul Ray b: 01 SEP 1908 in Amite,Tangipahoa Parish,Louisiana
•Married: 25 NOV 1931 in Houma,Terrebonne Parish,Louisiana

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  • Created by: Bobby and Carol Babin Estes
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100025205
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Clyde L. LeBlanc (1 Jul 1908–17 Apr 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100025205, citing Saint Francis de Sales Cemetery #2, Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Bobby and Carol Babin Estes (contributor 46900498) .