Leonce "Lee" Philip Durand III passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017 surrounded by his family in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 72.  He was born on Tuesday, March 11, 1947 in St. Martinville, Louisiana to Florence Allen Durand and the late Leonce Philip Durand Jr. He was a resident of Hammond, Louisiana. Lee served two tours of duty in the United States Army in Vietnam.  

Leonce "Lee" is survived by his mother, Florence Allen Durand; wife, Carole Kowzan Durand; daughter, Paula Durand Campbell and her husband Shawn; son, Leonce "Joe" Joseph Durand, grandchildren, Caroline  Campbell, Olivia Durand, Charlotte Campbell; sister, Patricia  Armentor, Mary Boudreau, Cynthia  Durand, and Joan Bissell; and brothers, Charles and Douglas Durand.

He was preceded in death by his father,Leonce Philip Durand, Jr.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation in the chapel of Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana 70401, on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm.  Visitation will resume at Holy Ghost Catholic Church on Friday, May 26, 2017 from 9:00 am until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am.

Interment will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Baltimore, MD in late June.

To view and sign the family guest book, please visit www.harrymckneely.com.