Dwayne Edward “J. J.” LeBleu
March 23, 1961 – January 8, 2020
Dwayne Edward LeBleu (Aka) J. J., was born in Eunice, Louisiana and moved to Beaumont, Texas at the age of 6 years old.
He started working for Patillo BBQ when he was 13 years old and became known as one of the best Pit Masters of all time. Frank and Robert Patillo loved him as family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ethel Mae LeBleu and Arthur Williams of Eunice, Louisiana; his sister, Brenda Castille Brown; his cousins he loved as brothers, John Viges and Michael Guillory.
Dwayne leaves to cherish sister, Linda LeBleu Maple (Marcus) who he loved as his “mama”; one brother Michael Williams (LaTisha); his cousins he loved as brothers, Clarence Guillory (Irma), Horace Guillory (Mary), and Carrie Winfrey as his sister. He loved his godchild/niece, Eureka LeBleu Anderson, as his daughter. He was a loving uncle to four other nieces, Breneta Bowser (Jerome), Nikia LeBleu Prudhomme, Kimishai Maple Shankle (Brandon), Shanita Douglas (Joshua), as well as seven nephews, Corey Brown, Gregory Brown (Lolita), Jonathan Castille, Johnathan LeBleu (Renee), Myche Williams, Michael Jenkins, Timothy Thompson, and a host of great nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
SPECIAL FRIENDS whom he loved dearly: Beverly Ann and Charles Hadnot.