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Leonard R. Deville, Jr.
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Obituary for Leonard R. Deville, Jr.

Funeral services celebrating the life of Leonard R. Deville, Jr, will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Friday, May 18, 2018, in Holloway Baptist Church, with Dr. Jack West officiating. Burial with Military Honors and Masonic Rites will follow in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Holloway, under the direction of Hixson Brothers, Pineville.

Visitation will be observed at the funeral home on Thursday, May 17, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and will resume at the church on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.

Pallbearers honored to serve will be his Masonic Brothers.

Leonard R. Deville, Jr, 92, of Ball, passed from this life on Sunday, May 13, 2018, at his residence.

Mr. Deville proudly served our country in the United States Navy Seabees during World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam Era. He was a member of the Georgetown Masonic Lodge, #298 F&AM. Leonard was an avid outdoors man, hunter and especially fisherman. He loved his family but his greatest joy was his grandchildren. He was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather, great-great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend who was dearly loved and will be deeply missed.

He was preceded in death by his first wife of 49 years, Amy Parker Deville; daughter, Melanee Kay Deville; his second wife, Mary Lincecum Deville; granddaughter, Melanie Vaughn Coile; step daughter, Nyoka Nugent; parents, Leonard R., Sr. and Mary Griffin Deville and brother, Claude Deville.

He leaves to cherish his memory, son, Tommy Deville and wife, Cynthia; daughters, Katheryn Deville Vaughn and Mary Jo McLeod; stepson, David Lincecum and wife, Laura; step daughters, Judy Hodges and husband, Johnny, Debra Cobb and husband, Charlie and Chiquita Caldwell and husband, Kenny; grandchildren, Tia Kay Hodges, Maggie Molan, Wanda Johnson, Tonia Rushing, Lisa Hibley and Michael Rayborn; 14 step grandchildren; 42 great grandchildren; 13 great-great grandchildren; sisters, Jewell Deville Chevallier and Ann Deville Johnson and a host of many, many nieces and nephews, other family members and friends.

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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hixson Brothers Pineville

2701 Military Highway Pineville
Pineville, Louisiana 71360





9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Holloway Baptist Church

7368 Hickory Grove Rd
Deville, LA 71328

Funeral Service




11:00 AM
Holloway Baptist Church

7368 Hickory Grove Rd
Deville, LA 71328

Cemetery Details


Hickory Grove-Holloway Cemetery

Hickory Grove Rd
Holloway, La


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