Family and friends
gathered Thursday morning to remember the life of 19-year-old Timpson volunteer
fire fighter Jordan LeBlanc.
"Jordan was one of a
kind," Jordan's mother Sherry LeBlanc said.
"He was real outgoing
his whole life." Jordan's father John LeBlanc said.
The LeBlanc's are
devastated, saying the loss of their 19-year-old son, has left a hole in their
"Somebody was going
the wrong way on the freeway and that's when it happened," John LeBlanc
Jordan tragically died Monday
night after being involved in a three vehicle accident on U.S Highway 59 near
Shelby County. Many residents in East Texas were shocked to hear the news of
Jordan's death, because Jordan touched so many lives through his selfless work.
For the last year he dedicated his life to public service as a volunteer fire fighter
Emotions were high for
friends and family as they said their goodbye's to Jordan. About 200 people
packed First United Pentecostal Church in Center,Tx. During the hour and a half
ceremony one by one family and friend shared their favorite memories with
"[My favorite memory] of
him going off-shore with me and catching big fish. He caught fish bigger than
he was," John LeBlanc said.
His mother said he was the
type of son that any mother would want.
"He never gave me any
trouble." Sherry LeBlanc said.
Captain Vick Morgan with
the Timpson Volunteer Fire Department said that Jordan was always the first one
out the door and he loved his job.
"He got rookie of the
year," Morgan said. "He was an upcoming fire fighter," Morgan said.
Following the service over
a dozen local law enforcement's lead Jordan's body to his final resting spot
In honor of Jordan's
service Timpson Volunteer Fire Department and the city of Timpson retired his number 149.
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
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