Obituaries » Mr. Donald L. 'Gumbo' LaFleur
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January 12, 1957 - January 17, 2019
Donald L. LaFleur was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana to Velma Helen Lewis and Delbert LaFleur, Sr. on January 12, 1957.
Gumbo worked at Sam’s Wholesale Club in the maintenance department. Gumbo did not meet a stranger and was well known.
He passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Katy, TX.
“Gumbo” as he was affectionately known to both family and friends alike will be missed by his sons and their spouses, Derek LaFleur (Erica), and Donald LaFleur, Jr. (Erica); daughters and their spouses, Dycara Babino (Anthony) and Lakeisha Jno-Pierre (Juah); brother and his spouse, Delbert LaFleur, Jr. (Paulette); sisters and their spouses, Veronica LaFleur Thompson (Flenoy), Vernetta Lampkin (Nathaniel), Vera Brown (Eddie) and Vakeisha Thorne (Edmond); sixteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
There will be a visitation at 9 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. at Paradise Baptist Church on Saturday, January 26, 2019 officiated by Pastor Edison Colbert, Jr.