Pierre LeBlanc, 1957-2009
Special to the Vail Daily
Today we would like to share with you the deep love we feel for our dad, Pierre LeBlanc. Dad was born Nov. 15, 1957 in San Diego, Calif., to his loving parents Doris (Barnette) and Joseph Allen LeBlanc.
He was raised in Las Vegas, Nev., with his sisters Allena (Avery) and Debbie (Jacobs). He spent time in a myriad of places in his life including Hawaii, California, Nevada and, of course, Colorado.
Dad met the only real love of his life, our mom, Tamie Frostad, in 1980. They eventually married and from this union came us, his boys, whom he loved with all of his being. We know this because he never failed to tell us that he loved us each and every time he talked to us and when he spent time with us. He was the most incredible dad to us. Dad was taken from us on Saturday.
Dad was a friend to everyone. If you asked one of his friends to describe what he looked like, they’d have to tell you about his mustache and then they’d quickly jump to the smile. They say that when he smiled at you, his eyes would actually light up.
Dad knew everyone and was always there when you needed something. He shoveled walks for his senior neighbors and made sure they were OK each day. We’ve learned he had friends and admirers we never even knew.
In his younger years, our dad worked as a carpenter then became a skilled cabinetmaker. Dad worked for Woodley and Associates for about 16 years before becoming a partner/owner of Heartwood Custom Woodworks in 1996. At Heartwood, dad loved his work and he was so proud of everything they accomplished. He loved his Heartwood family and they loved him back very much.
We still want to say more about our dad and his friends because there were so many wonderful, awesome friends. We want all of dad’s friends to know that he loved you dearly. We love you, too. Please join us at the Eagle Town Park on Sunday at noon to celebrate dad’s life.
In lieu of flowers ,contributions can be made at any US Bank, 970-476-4600, to the Pierre LeBlanc Memorial Fund.