Donald Louis ‘Papa Don’ LeDoux

Published in Jennings Daily News December 27, 2018
Thursday, December 27, 2018
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Memorial services for Donald Louis “Papa Don” LeDoux, 86, of Lake Arthur will be held Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at 4 p.m., with Reverend Len Whitaker officiating.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings on Saturday, Dec. 29, from 1 p.m. until the time of his service at 4 p.m.

Donald was born in Opelousas on Jan. 11, 1932, to Percy LeDoux and Blanc Hidalgo LeDoux. He was called from this earthly life by his Heavenly Father on Dec. 25, 2018.

Donald worked in the insurance industry and taught insurance classes and C.E. classes for insurance, as well. Donald served our country honorably in the Air Force and was a commander at the American Legion Post 403 of Lake Arthur. He loved to train horses and do leather crafts. He enjoyed the Air Force Museum in Dayton Ohio, and collecting guns. Most of all, Donald loved spending time with his family and spoiling his grandchildren. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Donald is survived by his four sons, Donald L. LeDoux, Jr. of Lake Arthur, John David LeDoux of Ebenezer,Bishop LeDoux of Many and Jose LeDoux of Many; his daughter, Tammy LeDoux Nolan (Kenneth) of Lake Arthur; his brother, Sonny LeDoux of Bridge City, Texas; his nine grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents, Percy and Blanc LeDoux.

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