LeeRoy Peter Melancon, 86, a native and resident of Belle Rose, passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Falcon Melancon; one son, Danny Melancon; two daughters, Glenda Blanchard and Phyllis Schexnayder; eleven grandchildren, Kevin Blanchard, Dionne Esneault, Byron Blanchard, Gretchen Nizzo, Rachel Deerman, Meghan Yerby, Brittany, Beaux, Brandy, Brooke, and Boone Melancon; thirteen great grandchildren, Dylan Blanchard, Olivia Blanchard, Gage Esneault, Jace Esneault, Grace Nizzo, Georgia Nizzo, William Nizzo, Carson Deerman, Ava Rae Deerman, Brennan Yerby, Allyson Yerby, Chloe Booth, and Brody Melancon. Pallbearers will be: Kevin Blanchard, Byron Blanchard, Dylan Blanchard, Beaux Melancon, and Boone Melancon. Honorary Pallbearer will be: Danny Melancon. The family requests that visitation be observed on Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 7:00pm until 9:00pm at Ourso Funeral Home in Donaldsonville. Visitation will resume on Monday, October 17, 2016 at Ourso Funeral Home from 9:00am until Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00pm at St Jules Catholic Church in Belle Rose. Interment to follow in church mausoleum. Officiating the services will be Reverend Matthew Graham. To offer condolences to the family, please sign the online guestbook at www.oursodonaldsonville.com.
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