BOYLE - Michael Otto LeBlanc, age 70, of Boyle, MS, passed away on Friday, November 26, 2020, at the Greenwood Leflore Hospital.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 2, 2020, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church in Cleveland, MS. A Rosary will follow the visitation. Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, December 3, 2020, at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the North Cleveland Cemetery. Father Kent Bowlds will officiate the services. Due to Covid, all attendees will be required to wear a mask and social distancing will be practiced.
Michael was born on February 7, 1950, to Leon and Mary (Carroll) LeBlanc in Natchez, MS, where he grew up. He graduated from South Natchez High School in 1970. After high school, he worked with an electronics store in Natchez and then went on to attend an electrical trade school in New Orleans. Michael married Cheryl Clary on February 19, 1972, at the St. Mary’s Basilica in Natchez, MS. Michael went to work for Mississippi Power & Light and worked there until his retirement, 37 years later, as Chief Plant Operator. He loved hunting deer, fishing and was a huge LSU fan. He loved spending time with his family and being outside. He was like McGyver--he could fix anything. Michael loved collecting all things. He loved to shop at Walmart. He also enjoyed watching soap operas. He was loyal, a loving family man, and very giving to many people.
Micheal was preceded in death by his parents Leon Gilbert and Mary Elizabeth LeBlanc
Michael is survived by his wife of 48 years, Cheryl LeBlanc of Boyle, MS; Daughter, Cristie(Scott) Washington of Cleveland, MS; daughter, Michelle(Brad) Jones of Boyle, MS; Daughter, Olivia Desha LeBlanc of Jackson, MS; sister, Suzanne(Paul) Guido of Natchez, MS; Brother, Leon Gilbert LeBlanc, Jr. of Natchez, MS; 3 Grandchildren, Madison Claire Greer of Memphis, TN, Hayden Scott Washington of Cleveland, MS and Charlie Jones of Boyle, MS, and 3 nieces.
Pallbearers will be Charlie Jones, Scott Washington, Brad Jones, Brad Washington, Justin Braswell, and Hayden Washington.
Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society PO Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or the American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Ave Dallas, TX 75231.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelanfuneralhome.net. The funeral mass will be live-streamed on the funeral home website.