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January 17, 2013

Charlie Leo

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---- — Charlie Leo

May 16, 1951 -

Jan 8, 2013

NEDERLAND, Texas — Charlie Leo, 61, of Nederland, Texas, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Christus Hospital-St. Mary, Port Arthur.

He was born on May 16, 1951, to Carmelita and Joseph Leo in Cooperstown. He had been a resident of the Nederland area for 30 years.

Charlie was employed for many years for Exxon Mobil Refinery as a process operator. He enjoyed fishing, photography and traveling with his RV Club.

Most of all, Charlie loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Sherrie Leo of Nederland; son, R.J. Hawkins and his wife, Carrie of Huntington; daughter, Terra Leo; grandchildren, Brody Hawkins and Briley Hawkins; brothers, Frank Leo and Joseph Leo; and sister, Jane Leo.

Charlie is preceded in death by his parents.

Services in Texas were held Thursday, Jan. 10, at Broussard’s Mortuary in Nederland.

A private family committal will be held later. 

Memorial contributions may be made to The Hughen Center, 2849 Ninth Avenue, Port Arthur, Texas 77642.