2006-07-13 / Obituaries

Warren E. LeDoux, 79

Warren E. LeDoux, 79, of DeLand, Fla., died June 10, 2006 after a lengthy illness. He was a native Jamestowner, the youngest child in a family of 10 born to Alfred J. LeDoux and Marie (Goyeaux) LeDoux on Sept. 6, 1926. He was the husband Kay LeDoux of DeLand.

Mr. LeDoux served during World War II in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Oberon. He was awarded the American Area Ribbon and Asiatic Pacific, WW II Victory, and Philippine Liberation medals. He spent the bulk of his career as a managing supervisor for the Panama Canal company in the former Canal Zone, Panama. He retired to the DeLand area in 1979.

Mr. LeDoux was a lifetime Knights of Columbus member of the Third Degree Bouffard Council in North Providence and the Fourth Degree Rosecrans Assembly in Newport.

Preceding him in death was his first wife, Betty LeDoux, in addition to eight brothers, and one sister. Besides his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Betty Kay LeDoux-Morris of Tarpon Springs, Fla.; a son, William LeDoux of Mansfield, Conn.; a brother, Roy LeDoux of Jamestown; a sister-in-law, Loretta LeDoux of Central Falls; two stepdaughters, Morgan Wasdick and Kim Sosa; two stepsons, Raymond, Brett and Bryan Wasdick; nine grandchildren; and dozens of nieces and nephews.

Father William O'Neill will preside over a funeral Mass at noon on Saturday, July 15, at the Saint Mark Church, 60 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. Burial will be in the LeDoux family plot at the St. Mark Cemetery on East Shore Road. A reception to honor Mr. LeDoux's memory will follow at 1:30 p.m. at the Bay Voyage Inn. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

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