Bernard "Tee" Leger
October 7, 1934 – February 17, 2020
Bernard "Tee" Leger, 85 of Lake Charles, LA went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, February 17, 2020.
He was born on October 7, 1934 to Philbert and Utella Touchet Leger in Duson, LA. He answered the call to serve his country at the age of 23, entering into the United States Army in 1957. Upon receiving an honorable discharge, he returned home in 1959 where he met his wife to be; Velma Comeaux. They were married on August 20, 1960, making Lake Charles their home. He was an operator for Olin Chemical Company, serving 25 years until his retirement in 1992.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening, his specialty was vegetables. He loved growing the food that his wife would cook.
He was welcomed into Heaven by his parents, his siblings; Alvin, Leta, Gladys, Ben, and Marie and a brother-in-law, Francis Comeaux
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 59 years, Velma; sisters-in-law; Judy, Audrey, Sandra; a brother-in-law; Herbert Wedlock along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will welcome friends on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles, Chapel of Lilies beginning at 9:30am until time of service. A Rosary will be begin at 1pm. Funeral Services will begin at 2pm with burial to follow at Highland Memorial Gardens.
We welcome you to share fond memories or sentiments of condolences at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com
- Velma, Wife of 59 Years
- Judy, Sister-in-law
- Audrey, Sister-in-law
- Sandra, Sister-in-law
- Herbert Wedlock, Brother-in-law
- numerous, nieces, nephews and cousins
- He was welcomed into Heaven by his parents, his siblings; Alvin, Leta, Gladys, Ben, and Marie and a brother-in-law, Francis Comeaux
- Visitation Thursday, February 20, 2020
- Rosary Thursday, February 20, 2020
- Funeral Services Thursday, February 20, 2020
Bernard "Tee" Leger
February 20, 2020
Mrs. Leger, The Seemion family extend our heartfelt sympathy to you in the passing of our dear neighbor "Pop" Leger. You are in our thoughts and prayers and we stand with you in your time of need.