Leland “Toby” LaBove, 85, of Sulphur died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022.
He was born in Hackberry. He was a musician for many years playing the fiddle, crabbing, and being a crane operator worldwide. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife, Lena LaBove; children, Gail LaBove, Tony LaBove, Latisha LaBove Robertson and husband James; step children, Linda Jahnke, Vance Thomas, and Letha Thomas; six grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Shelton and Melian LaBove; mother of his children, Geneva Hardee; and two siblings.
A Mass of Christian burial was held Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Sulphur with Fr. Tim Goodly officiating. Burial was at Mimosa Pines South.