Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home

4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA


Wilmer Joseph Tabor

July 23, 1926January 13, 2020

Wilmer J. Tabor, 93, passed away peacefully surrounded by family in Arlington, TX on Monday, January 13, 2020. Born in Donner, LA, he was a proud Navy veteran serving in WWII. Mr. Tabor went on to study at LSU and retired from Bell South in 1984. He was a cherished member of the AT&T Telecom Pioneers and of the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church St. Joseph’s alter in Picayune, MS. He lived his life proudly in New Orleans and called it home until his final days. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 30 years Dorothy Tabor, and parents Josephine and Nelson Tabor. He is survived by stepdaughter Jane Ann Thweatt, Granddaughter Stephanie Thweatt, Great Grandson Colin Williams, many nieces and nephews, and countless friends and family whose lives he touched through profound kindness and generosity. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Leitz Eagan Funeral Home Chapel, 4747 Veterans Blvd., in Metairie, LA on Saturday morning, January 25, 2020 at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow in St. Louis Cemetery No. 3. Visitation will precede the services Saturday morning from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM.


  • Visitation Saturday, January 25, 2020
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, January 25, 2020
  • Rite of Committal Saturday, January 25, 2020


Wilmer Joseph Tabor

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