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Jimmy Lee Leger

August 27, 1948 ~ May 26, 2024

Jimmy Lee Leger passed away on May 26, 2024 surrounded by his loved ones. Jimmy was born on August 27, 1948 in Eunice, LA to Joseph Emery Leger and Pearl Granger Leger.

He enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was a hard-working family man. Jimmy was a proud United States Army Veteran, serving in the Vietnam War from 1969 to 1970 in the 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry, 196 Light Infantry Brigade. He retired from PPG after many years of service.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 52 years, Carol Hoffpauir Leger; daughters, Holly Robertson (Terry) and Heather Leger; son, Bryan Leger (Shaylyn); grandchildren, Brycen Edwards, Kallie MacDonald, and Hayden Robertson; sister, Joyce Anderson; and brother, Silton Leger. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Milbon Leger, Norma Boudreaux, Wilbert Leger and Allen Leger.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2024 in Johnson Funeral Home of Moss Bluff at 2:00pm with Father Aubrey Gilbeau officiating. Burial will follow in Old Richie Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 11:00am until service time at the funeral home.

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Visitation: Wednesday, May 29, 2024
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Johnson Funeral Home of Moss Bluff
2171 North Hwy 171
Lake Charles, LA 70611


Funeral Service: Wednesday, May 29, 2024
2:00 pm

Johnson Funeral Home of Moss Bluff
2171 North Hwy 171
Lake Charles, LA 70611


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  1. We loved Jimmy. He was not a man of many words…….but he was always glad to see us…… We are so sorry Carol, and to the family…… Prayers and many Blessings today ………and for the days to come……….

  2. Candle 6I haven’t thought of Jimmie “Frog” Legere in a long time but I remember him from school. He was one of the good guys, he was quiet and always up to a challenge. R.I.P. Frog.

  3. Candle 1To the Family of Mr. Jimmy, Tommy and I are sending you our condolences 💐. You all are in out Prayers. 🙏♥️. Rest In Peace ✝️. Tommy & Martha Richard 🙏💐

  4. Delores & Family,
    So sorry to hear of Mr.Hensley’s passing.
    He did a lot of our motors for the City of Lake Charles Wastewater…. Delores I don’t know if u remember me. I was the office manager & we all respected Mr. Hensley and y’all’s business . Always kind and professional.
    Prayers for all.
    Cathy Perry-Smith

  5. Candle 4So sorry for your loss. I just found out that Jimmy had died. You will be in my prayers for a while. You and Jim were some of my favorite students at Sam Houston. God be with you.

  6. Candle 2My thoughts and prayers are with you all, in this terrible time of loss. My sister Debbie just heard the news about Jimmy and then told me. I’m so sorry we were not able to give our condolences in person. I pray that God will give you strength, now and times to come.
    Sincerely,
    Dianne Roofner


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