of Mountain Home, AR
April 7, 2021
Mr. Joseph V. LeBlanc, 94, of Mountain Home, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, April 07, 2021 at his home. He was born on September 14, 1926 to Edward, Sr. and Hildagonde LeBlanc. He was a Lieutenant Commander Aviator in the Navy for 21 years and he owned his own business, Shurite Meters. He was a member of St. Peter the Fisherman's Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, and American Legion. He was the King of T.O.P.S in 2015, a facilitator for the Pietz Cancer House, Chairman for the Republican Party of Baxter County, and several other services. Joe was a very friendly man who always had a kind word for everyone. He seemed to know everyone in town and even if he didn't, he never met a stranger. He enjoyed building model airplanes, was an avid golfer, a big fan of the Uconn Huskies basketball team, and a dulcimer player. He enjoyed life and can say he achieved all his dreams. Joe is survived by his wife Colette LeBlanc; 3 sons: Michael, Steve, and Rob LeBlanc; daughter: Susan (Dave) Epperson; 2 step-sons: Charles and Stephan Schuetz; 2 step-daughters: Nancy and Heidi Schuetz; 8 grandchildren: Michael Deines, Samaria (Trevor) Winkler, Amanda and Angelica LeBlanc, Charlie, Connor, and Tommy Schuetz, and Caitlin Salerno; 2 great-grandchildren: Amaya and Zayne Winkler, and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his wife Janet LeBlanc, parents, daughter: Valerie LeBlanc, and 8 siblings. A visitation will be held between 5-7:00pm on Friday, April 9, 2021 at the Roller Chapel. Due to COVID mask are required to be worn. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at St. Peter the Fisherman's Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Baxter Memorial Gardens. The family would also like to give a special thank you to Hospice and all the workers whose kindness, affection, and attentive care helped make each day count. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of the Ozarks.
He always had a smile on his face and was such an interesting man, we loved to talk about current events. He was one of my favorite people in Mt. Home! Now he is watching over us!
Colette, I am so very sorry for your loss, he was an incredible man and I truly enjoyed the time I got to spend talking with him during our monthly dinners. I am here for you if you need someone to talk to that understands. God bless you and your family.
Colette, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. I loved to visit with Joe . He will be missed by many.
Boyd and I are so sorry to hear of Joe's passing. He was a wonderful man and will be missed by many. Keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers.Love and God Bless, Faye and Boyd
Colette, I am so sorry to hear about Joe. He was a wonderful person & he will be missed by so many. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Love & Prayers, Sandy
Prayers of comfort for you, Colette, and the LeBlanc family. I will miss my “French” buddy and his big smile. May Christ Jesus welcome him. May he have eternal rest. May he dwell forever in God’s peace. May he live in eternal light and love.
Dearest Colette,We will be at your side now and whenever you need us. We love you and Joe dearly. He is in a better place and he is smiling down at all of us. He was such a wonderful man and brother-in-law. We will remember him and you in our prayers. May God bless and keep him in His favor.
Sending comfort and prayers for all the LeBlanc family. So sorry for your loss.Sincerely,Mike and Dianna Roller
Joe was always someone you enjoyed encountering and having a conversation with.Someone you could always have a respectful conversation on politics despite sometimesdisagreements. I will miss those encounters.
Dear Collette,Heard the sad news of Uncle Val's passing. Just wanted you to know we are sorry for your loss. I reckon it will be a helluva reunion up there with all the siblings.....he is the last of that generation of LeBlanc's. Our sympathies to you and the family.Fondest love,Annie and Bob and Jack Hinkley
Heaven gained a beautiful soul.Joe will be deeply missed.Our hearts go out to Colette and the family. Sending prayers for peace, calm and strength during this most difficult time.
So sorry to hear of Joes passing. Prayers from me for God to help you through these difficult days.
It was always such a joy when I would see Joe. The big smile and then a story to follow....I will miss you Joe!You were one of the Good Ones!
Oh collette, We are so ssorry for your loss. May agod gramt you peace. Love Mary a Ann
I am blessed to have known Joe. Thoughts and prayers for the family.
Joe was the most principled and respected of men. We were honored to have called him our friend. We will miss him greatly and he will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.
So sorry to hear about Joe. God Bless the family .
I live in Marion County now but knew Joe when I lived in Baxter County. He was an inspiration to us all. He will be missed.