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Marvin Lee LeBlanc, Jr.

12/28/1955 - 10/15/2021

Obituary:

Mr. Marvin Lee LeBlanc, Jr. age 65 of La Crosse, died Friday, October 15, 2021 at his home with his loving wife by his side.
He was born in Trenton, MI and moved to California as a teenager where he met and married his high school sweetheart, Carol Sue Bockhacker. Together, he and Carol moved their growing family to La Crosse in 1984. It was a dilapidated farm that they worked tirelessly to turn into a home to raise their three children.
For 38 years, Marvin worked for the Virginia Department of Transportation retiring as the Maintenance Supervisor for the South Hill Maintenance Shop. He became known to his colleagues as a man who could make things happen and get stuff done. This tireless dedication was cherished by friends and loved ones as well: Marvin was the first call when someone needed to replace a broken car stereo, to fix a home’s foundation, or to finish a tricky construction project. Marvin could fix anything and was always willing to help regardless of the number of hours he had just spent working. Part of this was a deep belief that he didn’t need to pay someone else when he could figure it out for himself. He was the king of trading what he could do with others who could offer what he needed.
Never one to be idle, Marvin spent his off hours raising beef cattle and touching the lives of the children (and their parents) that attended Carol’s day care and those who were on the various soccer and baseball teams that he coached. Many battles were held on the sports fields of South Hill with Marvin and his co-coaches, but his hope was always to instill his ethic of hard work, determination and fairness. Not many would say he took losing lightly, he expected your best always and always gave the same. He will be remembered by much of his community as one of the best coaches they ever had.
But Marvin’s true pride and joy was his family. He was a dedicated and devoted husband and father and instilled in his children the value of a hard day’s work, a competitive spirit, and a love for Hokie football (in the good and the bad seasons).
Marvin is survived by his wife Carol, son Ryan and daughter-in-law Meredith of Charlotte, daughter Morgan of Honolulu, son Travis of La Crosse, two granddaughters: Kaiya Mostella of Honolulu and Elliot LeBlanc of Charlotte, and two grandsons: Silas and Wyatt LeBlanc of Charlotte, his mother Rosalie Evan, sister, Sheryl Barnardo, two brothers; Eric and Marc Linn all of CA, and sister, Kira Stotelmeyer of Las Vegas. He was preceded in death by his father, Marvin Lee LeBlanc, Sr.
A Memorial Service will be conducted Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. in Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made through our website, www.crowderhitecrews.com. Crowder-Hite Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the LeBlanc family.

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  1. Deepest Condolences

    Dear Morgan and family,

    I would like to offer mine and my family’s deepest condolences for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this very difficult time.

  2. Our condolences

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Losing a loved one is never easy but keep Marvin alive by remembering all the good times you shared. He is watching over you. Time will heal your pain. God bless you! Love you my dear friend!

  3. Ryan and Family

    Our deepest condolences to you and your family, may the Good Lord comfort you all and bring you peace in this time.
    After reading this I can figure out where you get a lot of your energy from…the power of DNA. Many blessings to you and yours. Absent from the body present with the Lord.He will always be in your hearts.
    God Bless, Diana and Megan and the entire team@1156

  4. Carol & Family

    This has been a very long journey for all of you. My prayers go out to all of you for peace & comfort at this time. What can I say other than Marvin was one of my closest best friends! I miss him dearly. He was one of a kind and absolutely loved his family. I’m here for you when you need me.
    Lynn Poole
    Richmond Equipment Section

  5. Dr. LeBlanc, our sincere condolences to you and your family. The obituary is a wonderful tribute to him. To those who didn’t know him, this expressed him beautifully, and helps us to see that you are very much like him! Our prayers for God’s comfort continue for you all.

  6. Dr, LeBlanc, our condolences and prayers for you all. The obituary is a very wonderful tribute to him. We are able to know him by these words, and know that what we see in you is very much a part of him! God’s wonderful peace to you all.
    Ron and Phyllis Lambright

  7. Sincerest Condolences

    Carol, Ryan, and all family. You have touched many lives and I am very thankful to have met Marvin. My prayer is that the little things remind you of him often. That you hold tight as a family because our time on earth is meant to be with our family. Know you are loved and appreciated.
    Blake and Margaret

  8. Condolences

    Ryan,
    John and I want to express our deepest sympathies to you and your family during this difficult time. We hope you find peace in the coming days. Our thoughts are with you.
    John and Teresa

  9. Sincere Condolences

    Sorry for the loss of Marvin LeBlanc, Marvin has found peace and I hope that brings comfort to his loved ones. Sympathizing with everyone affected by this devastating news, may everyone find strength in his memory. My thoughts are with you all during this time of grief as I send my deepest condolences. May he rest in peace.

  10. Eyewear Consultant at Kannapolis Stoe

    Dr, Ryan Leblanc i am so sorry to hear the loss of your father. I am Praying for you and our family at this time. Eben when you can not make any sense of this just know that God makes no mistakes and your father is rejoicing in his new body now. I Pray for God to give you and your family Peace and Comfort during this time.

  11. in Gods home

    Dear Ryan and family, My family and I are saddened to hear of your loss . I am so glad you got to spend time with your father in his last moments. He is in that special divine place that words can not describe X

  12. Optical Manager

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. I did not get the chance to meet your father, but I know he did a perfect job bringing you up in the world and I know he is very proud of you.

  13. Our deepest sympathy

    Dr LeBlanc, we are so sorry to hear this unfortunate news. We will pray for strength for your family.

    Sincerely,

    Melissa, Glenda, Shayla, Heather and Pam

 

 

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