EUNICE~It is with great sadness that the Leger family announces the passing of Wade Leger our beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend on Saturday, August 06, 2016. Wade passed away in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family. He was 75. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated 3:00 pm on Monday, August 08, 2016 at Our Lady of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Rite of Committal will follow in the Our Lady of Sacred Heart Cemetery Hwy 35 Church Point with Father Travis Abadie Celebrant.
Wade was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved being outdoors. He also enjoyed passing along his knowledge and experience to others. His other passion was traveling with family and friends. Later in life he enjoyed following his grandchildren in their athletic endeavors. He became a big fan of football and baseball and never missed an opportunity to support his favorite players. He devoted his life to his family and shared his faith with his children. He was a very kind and loving man and spending time with his family and friends brought great joy to his life.
He will be lovingly remembered by his loving wife, Betty Billeaudeau Leger of Eunice; his three daughters, Marie Leger of Monroe, Elizabeth Cuevas of Orlando, FL and Lisa Brown and husband, Paul of Eunice; two step daughters, Bridgette LaCombe of Opelousas and Monica Miller and husband, Philip of Lake Charles; two brothers, Teddy Leger of Church Point and Robert Leger of Houma; two sisters, Jeanette Fontenot of Church Point and Patsy Sonnier of Scott. The joys of his life his eleven grandchildren, Kristen Guillory Wiggins, Grant, Andrea and Lindsay Miller, Andrew "Drew", Jack, Henry and Clara Brown, Alicia Mire and husband, Kacey, Ashlyn and Branden Cuevas; his four great grandchildren, Kathryn Guillory, Brynn Wiggins, Ella and Mary Grace Mire; as well as extended family and friends.
Now Wade William rests in Heaven with his beloved daughter, Rochelle Ann Leger; granddaughter, Frances Claire Brown and a brother, Francis Leger and parents, Andrew and Jeanne Leger.
The family wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation the many expressions of love, prayers, visits and acts of kindness shown to us from our family and friends. A special thanks to Dr. Zeb Stearns, Heart of Hospice, Mercy Medical staff, M.D. Anderson and the sitters that were always there to assist at this special time.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice on Monday, August 8th from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm.