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Leroy Joseph Duhe Jr.

February 20, 1953 ~ February 22, 2024 (age 71) 71 Years Old

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Leroy Joseph Duhé Jr, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 22, 2024, surrounded by his loving family, at the age of 71.  Leroy was born on February 20, 1953, in San Antonio, Texas to Leroy Joseph Duhe Sr. and Joyce Marie Duhe. 

Leroy is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Karen Finney Duhé, and his three children Jenny Robards (Jason), Katie Staiger (William), and Benjamin Duhe. In addition to his children, Leroy is survived by his cherished grandchildren Charles Robards, Salvador Robards, Clara Robards, Olivia Staiger, Luke Staiger, and Zachary Snow, who brought immense joy to his life. He also leaves behind his siblings Janet Okman, Coye Howell (Terry), and Daniel Duhe (Betty). He is predeceased by his brother the late Michael Duhe. Leroy was also a beloved uncle to a multitude of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Leroy was a successful manufacturer’s rep in the furniture industry for over 40 years. His life was defined by his unwavering dedication to his family and his passion for serving others. Leroy found fulfillment in spending time with his grandchildren, who affectionately referred to him as PawPaw, always striving to put smiles on their faces and create lasting memories.

Throughout his life, Leroy was known for his culinary skills, delighting friends and family with delicious meals. He was an avid golfer and a devoted fan of LSU sports, never missing an opportunity to cheer on the purple and gold.

Above all, Leroy will be remembered for his kind and loving nature. His genuine warmth touched the lives of all who knew him, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of many.  Leroy's legacy of compassion and generosity will continue to inspire those who had the privilege of knowing him.  He will be deeply missed by all.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service honoring his life and legacy at Schoen Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 12, 2024. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until noon, followed by a Memorial Service at noon.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
March 12, 2024

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home
3827 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70119

Memorial Service
Tuesday
March 12, 2024

12:00 PM
Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home
3827 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70119

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