Donald Leger

July 12, 1943 - January 19, 2023

Donald Adam Leger, 79, of Beaumont, died Thursday, January 19, 2023, at Gilbert’s Assisted Living, Beaumont. He was born July 12, 1943, in Gueydan, Louisiana, to Ella Terro Leger and Nolan Leger.

Donald is survived by his wife, Ella Leger, of China; sister, Pearl Leger Campbell and her husband, Leon “Happy”, of Fannett; Ida Leger Soileau and her husband, Wilton, China; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members.

He is preceded in death by his parents Nolan and Ella Leger and brother, Rustin “Rusty” Leger.

A Rosary will be recited at 5:00 p.m., with a gathering of Mr. Leger’s family and friends to follow until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 26, 2023, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 3:00 p.m., Friday, January 27, 2023, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 245 US-90, China, with his interment to follow at China Cemetery, China. A celebration of life will follow at Beaumont Elks Lodge #311, 11431 Highway 90, Beaumont, immediately following his interment.

Memorial contributions B.P.O.E., #311, Beaumont Elks Lodge, P.O. Box 21757, Beaumont, Texas 77720.


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Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • January 26, 2023
  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • January 26, 2023
  • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Mass of Christian Burial

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
  • , US Hwy 90, China, TX, 77613,
  • January 27, 2023
  • 3:00 pm


China Cemetery
  • 463, Benoit Ave, China, TX, 77613,

Comments (12)


    So Very Sorry for your loss. Donald was a great person and friend. He will be missed.

    donald harvey says:

    So sorry for you loss of Don. We hunted with Don at Camp Wood for many years. We are praying for you and your family.
    Donnie Harvey and Earl Callahan

    Ella Johnston-Leger says:

    Thank you

    A Friend says:

    Had a 2 yr business experience with Donald everyone immediately liked and trusted him he was very instrumental in our success

    Kermith Sonnier says:

    I meet Donald Leger in 1992 in Fla . Where came to work a storm which at the time I had never meet him but was ask to help him to learn to handle claim from John Fontenot who I was a friend with . Me and Donald stayed together for about 5 weeks and I worked with him and got him going and help him get a job working as adjuster and he was a vert good kind hearted person and a very good man . Then we meet again in 1994 in Ca. and we help each other out when we needed some help . My he rest in peace today with our good Lord Jesus Christ

    Ella says:

    Thank you you have been a good friend

    Jerry Yancey says:

    Sorry for your loss. I’ve known Donald for many years. Went through school together, we both went into the Navy.
    This world won’t be the same without him.

    Judi Benoit says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Donald. God bless you all.

    Judi Benoit

    Kenneth Moore says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of Donald’s death. He was one of the best men I’ve have ever met. Donald was one of my many friends that helped me when I was at my lowest point.

    Ella Johnston-Leger says:

    He loved you and was so glad to be there for you

    Pat leger Biehslich says:

    So sorry for the family. There’s no words that take the hurt away. He was one of the finest men I’ve ever known. Heaven just received a great angel.


    Ella says:

    Yes he was a wonderful husband to me for 28 years

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