OBITUARY

William J. Leclercq

March 1, 1930November 2, 2018
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Mr. William J. Leclercq, 88, passed away Friday, November 2, 2018 in Waco. There will be a visitation on Friday, November 9th, at 3:00 p.m. with a memorial service at 4:00 p.m. at Connally/Compton Funeral Directors.

William was born on March 1, 1930 to Maurice and Mary (Bregach) Leclercq in Spring Valley, Illinois. He was in the Navy during the Korean War from 1950-1954 where he served as an Interior Communications Second Class Petty Officer. William married the love of his life, Elaine Buckridge on January 3, 1955 in Centerbrook, Connecticut. After he left the Navy he went to work for Pratt & Whitney making aircraft engines. In 1960 he left Connecticut to return to his home state of Illinois to begin his career as a Mechanical Technician at Argonne National Laboratory. In the late 70’s William joined Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory magnet factory as a mechanical technician. After retirement in 1996 he moved to Florida where he played golf and was an active member of the Terra Siesta Retirement Community. He was also an avid reader. William was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Kenneth Leclercq.

Survivors include his wife, Elaine Leclercq of Waco; daughter, Sandra Bennett and (John) of Waco, sons, Richard Leclercq and (Lynn) of Orange, Florida, Paul Leclercq and (Mindy) of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, and Thomas Leclercq and (Lisa) of Spotsylvania, Virginia; grandchildren: Kimberly Bishop and (Nate), Adam Bennett, Paul Leclercq, Jr. and (Sarah), Matthew Leclercq and (Megan), Thomas and (Stephanie), Timothy Leclercq and (Sarah); 8 great-grandchildren; brothers, Duane Leclercq and Robert Leclercq both of Spring Valley, Illinois; and their four legged friend, Katy.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Memorial Service Friday, November 9, 2018
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William J. Leclercq

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The Family

November 8, 2018

The Family

November 8, 2018

He loved taking the family to the beach.

The Family

November 8, 2018

Mindy Leclercq

November 8, 2018

A wonderful grandpa and great grandpa!!

Mindy Leclercq

November 8, 2018

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