New Iberia - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in New Iberia for Shelton Leleux, 92, who passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019, in New Iberia.
Entombment will follow in the Holy Family Cemetery, with Military Honors by the Iberia Honor Guard.
Rev. Korey LaVergne will be the Celebrant.
A gathering of family and friends will be Tuesday from 3:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Pellerin Funeral Home. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 pm Tuesday. Visitation will continue on Wednesday from 8:00 am until 2:30 pm.
A lifelong resident of New Iberia, Mr. Leleux was born on March 12, 1927 to the late Ozaire and Elise Rogers Leleux, and proudly served our country in the US Navy, during World War II. He worked for Teledyne Movable Offshore and was co-owner of the Casablanca. Mr. Leleux enjoyed cooking, dancing, gardening, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Romero Leleux of New Iberia; daughter, Libby Johnson and husband Billy Ray of Broussard; sons, Daryl Leleux and wife Pam of Franklin, Wiltz Leleux and wife Ginger of New Iberia; grandchildren, Trinity Leleux, Jenna Leleux, Kayla Courville, Jeremy Johnson, Shelton Thomas Leleux, Tori Broussard, Trent Louviere, Tyra Meche, Beth Boughton, and Jude Johnson, 12 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Robert "Robbie" Leleux; siblings, Leroy Leleux, Leward Leleux, Preston Leleux, Lucy Broome, and Lena Mae Gonsoulin.
Pallbearers will be Daryl Leleux, Wiltz Leleux, Billy Ray Johnson, Trinity Leleux, Shelton Leleux, and Jeremy Johnson.
Honorary pallbearers include Jenna Leleux, and Tori Broussard.
Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, (337-365-3331) is in charge of arrangements.