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Leonce  "Lee" Philip Durand III

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“Mr. Lee, Mr Lee to have known you was to love you....Your kindness,love and great barbecuing will never be forgotten. Our friendship filled with...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Kathy and Dave Hicks - Fort Worth, TX

“To Carole...We did not get to know Lee, but know that he will be missed by you and your faimily. We send love and our sincerest condolences at your...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Larry and Beth Gray - Hammond, LA

“Joe, we love you & are praying for your family! Paula, Hill & Ella VanDuzee ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Paula VanDuzee - Baton Rouge, LA

“On behalf of Interstate Blood Bank Inc. we would like to pay respects to the family of Mr. Durand. We work with Cindy Durand and want the family to...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Pam Pulliam - Memphis, TN

“Prayers for Durand family. Mr. Lee was a great man and employee. I will always cherish our conversations. It was a pleasure to have met you. Godspeed...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Brett Anzalone - Ponchatoula

“Very sorry for your loss of such a wonderful man. May God shower you with love and comfort during this incredibly painful time. Love always, Liz ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Liz Luke Irishkov - Houston, TX

Leonce "Lee" Philip Durand III passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017 surrounded by his family in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 72. He was born on Tuesday, March 11, 1947 in St. Martinville, Louisiana to Florence Allen Durand and the late Leonce Philip Durand Jr. He was a resident of Hammond, Louisiana. Lee served two tours of duty in the United States Army in Vietnam.

Leonce "Lee" is survived by his mother, Florence Allen Durand; wife, Carole Kowzan Durand; daughter, Paula Durand Campbell and her husband Shawn; son, Leonce "Joe" Joseph Durand, grandchildren, Caroline Campbell, Olivia Durand, Charlotte Campbell; sister, Patricia Armentor, Mary Boudreau, Cynthia Durand, and Joan Bissell; and brothers, Charles and Douglas Durand.

He was preceded in death by his father,Leonce Philip Durand, Jr.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation in the chapel of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Visitation will resume at Holy Ghost Catholic Church on Friday, May 26, 2017 from 9:00 am until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am.

Interment will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Baltimore, MD in late June.

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