Edward J. "Noc Da" Legendre, 98, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 8th, 2020 at 5:35 PM. Born, December 5, 1921 he was a native of Choctaw and resident of Chackbay.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 11:00 AM until service time at Ordoyne Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 PM at the funeral home. Military Honors and graveside service will follow at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church Cemetery along with the graveside service for Mrs. Joyce Legendre.
He is survived by his son, Gene Legendre and wife Therese; daughters, Loretta Elliott and husband David, Imogene Chauvin and husband Mark; Leila Legendre and Ruth Thornhill; grandchildren, Ricky, Mickey and Lonny Legendre, Kim L. Boudreaux, Bart Elliott, Jessica C. Dunham, Jason Chauvin, Brooke Champagne and Blake Thornhill.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Klebert and Rosine Rodrigue Legendre; sister, Agnes L. Boudreaux; half brothers, Gerard Rodrigue, Sr. and Roy Rodrigue, Sr.
Edward was a former Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Deputy under the Tardo Administration. He was a World War II veteran serving Medical Unit. 785th Tank BN, as an ambulance driver and sharp shooter rifleman.
He enjoyed farming, duck carving and dancing.
The family would like to thank the staff of Lafourche home for the Aged and Southeast Louisiana Veterans Home for their excellent care.
Ordoyne Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.