Nolan Joseph LeBlanc Sr.

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A resident of Port Allen, born in Morganza on November 18, 1919. Nolan died at his home in Port Allen, at 3:26 a.m., Thursday, December 19, 2013 at the age of 94.

Visiting was at Wilbert Funeral Home in Port Allen, Sunday, December 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. and again on Monday, December 23, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 319 North Jefferson Avenue, Port Allen, from 8 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., celebrated by Rev. David Allen. Entombment followed in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Mausoleum in Brusly. Nolan is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Lynette Le Blanc Kleinpeter and Robert Earl Kleinpeter, Sr. of Ethel; three sons and daughters-in-law, Nolan J. Le Blanc, Jr. of Pecos, New Mexico, Danny Le Blanc and Kathy ""Chic"" of Port Allen, and Timmie Le Blanc and Gayle of Benton; one brother and sister-in-law, Paul Joseph Le Blanc, Sr. and Felicia Lee ""Chuttie"" of Port Allen; two sisters, Tallie Brewerton of Tyler Town, MS, and Marie Constanza of Independence; ten grandchildren, Ann Kleinpeter Phillips, Robert Earl ""Bobby"" Kleinpeter, Jr. Laural Kleinpeter Robertson, Lora Le Blanc, Alan Le Blanc, Jason LeBlanc, Collin Le Blanc, Joseph Le Blanc, Lee Paul Le Blanc, and Chris Le Blanc; fourteen great grandchildren, Ryan Phillips, Brooke Phillips, Caitaln Phillips Shannon, Rachael Phillips, Rebekah Phillips, Anna Marie Kleinpeter Harp, Robert Earl ""Robbie"" Kleinpeter III, Joshua Paul Kleinpeter, Derrek Ard, Brandi Ard Severio, Tiffany Ard, Holly Robertson, Tori Le Blanc, Lila Le Blanc and Ivy Le Blanc. Nolan had eight great-great grandchildren, Trinity Hanson, Dylan Shannon, Ava Shannon, Bailee Harp, Mikayla Kleinpeter, Bo Kleinpeter, Brock Kleinpeter and Isabella Severio. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Matherne Le Blanc; his parents, Joseph Felix Le Blanc and Bernadette Le Blanc LeBlanc; two brothers, Noble J. Le Blanc and Jade Le Blanc, Sr., a sister, Bertha Alberado; and a daughter-in-law, Ruth Marionneaux Le Blanc. Before serving in the Navy in World War II, Nolan served in the La. Home Guard. During World War II, he served in Hawaii and Guam. Nolan was trained as a Navy Signal Man. He was a past Committee Member of the Port Allen Cub Scouts, and was one of the original Board Members of the Port Allen J.C.'s. He served as Manager of the West Baton Rouge Parish Fair Association for 27 years, was also a past Secretary and Board Member of that Association and at his death was an Honorary Board Member. He served as a Coordinator of the Holy Family Catholic Church Chapel. Nolan was a Process Supervisor when he retired from Baton Rouge's Exxon Refinery in 1982 with 42 years of service. He spent his lifetime with family and friends, liking nothing better than to lend a helping hand to anyone he met, whether it be family, friend or neighbor. His grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Please share memories at

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