Warren - Joseph D. LeBrun, Sr., 77 of Warren , died Wednesday July 3, 2019 at Rhode Island Hospital.
He was the husband of Patricia (Olstead) LeBrun, they were married for over 57 years.
Joseph was born in Providence a son of the late Joseph D. and Ellen (Massi) LeBrun.
Mr. LeBrun was a US Army combat Veteran who served in Desert Storm as a Green Beret in the 118th Military Police Battalion, he retired as Staff Sergeant.
He was the head of security for the Doris Duke Estate in Newport for over 10 years.
A Warren resident all of his life, he was a parishioner of the former St. Jean the Baptiste Church, now St. Mary of the Bay Church.
He was a member of the Columbian Fathers, the American Legion, and was an avid train collector.
Beside his wife he is survived by his son Joseph D. LeBrun Jr., of Warren, and his twin sister Beverly Rogers of Austin Texas.
Mr. LeBrun was the grandfather of Joseph D. LeBrun,V., and he is also survived by a niece and a nephew.
His funeral will be held Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 8:30am from the SMITH FUNERAL and MEMORIAL SERVICES, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am in St. Mary of the Bay Church, 645 Main Street, Warren. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery, Vernon Street, Warren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Calling Hours are Tuesday from 8:30 am - 9:30 am.
Gifts in his memory may be made to a charity of your choice.