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Bishop speaks at memorial mass honoring Bill Leger

During a memorial mass for KFDM anchor and reporter Bill Leger, Bishop Curtis Guillory of the Catholic Diocese of Beaumont addressed the congregation.

Bill died in a traffic accident in Louisiana Saturday morning.

He was a reporter and anchor at KFDM News for about two decades. He reported on air and live from the field, telling Southeast Texans about major events including hurricanes, trials, the dragging death of James Byrd Junior and the space shuttle crash.

Bill did a number of investigative reports as well and won many awards for his stories. His popular Restaurant Report aired every Friday

Broussard's Mortuary oversaw the memorial mass Friday, December 28 in the sanctuary at St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, 6825 Gladys Avenue. Family and friends gathered after the service in the Family Life Center at St. Jude.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bill Leger Children’s Educational Fund, c/o DuPont Goodrich Federal Credit Union, 7505 Eastex Freeway, Beaumont, Texas 77708.


Bishop speaks at memorial mass honoring Bill Leger

Friday, December 28 2012, 07:56 PM CST
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