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Leon Barbot de Brux
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  • Leon B. de Brux Scholarship, c/o The Citadel Foundation
    171 Moultrie Stree
    Charleston, SC 29409
  • or
  • Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
    120 Broad Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“I had just arrived in Europe for 10 days when I read the news about Leon. He loved his girls (all three) and I know they will missed Leon dearly....Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Betty Rosem - Charleston, SC

“Much prayer for Leon's eternal happiness and for you Louise (and family) as you morn the loss of your great love, wonderful father and grandfather.Sr...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Margaret - SC

“So sorry to hear of Leon's passing. Prayers for peace and blessings to you and all of your family. Catherine Driggers ”
3 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“To Elizabeth and the de Brux family, My heartfelt sympathy. My prayers and wishing you God's Peace. Thinking of you at this most sad time. Rhea F. ”
4 of 21 | Posted by: Rhea Fitzgerald - Summerville, SC

“Dear Louise, Laura, Elizabeth, and family,Dave and I are are so very saddened to hear of Leon's passing. We cherish all the memories of each of you...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Liz DeLoach - Fort Mill, SC

“Louise I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that I am keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 21 | Posted by: David Sadler

“To All of The DeBrux Family,I wish to send my sincere sympathy to all of you. Leon's passing represents a loss to the Charleston community, to The...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Scott Derrick - JOHNSTON, SC

“Leon was a classmate of mine at The Citadel. He was a man of integrity, kindness, good humor and intelligence. I know his family will miss him...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Billy Gunn - Spartanburg, SC

“So sorry for your loss! I'm keeping your family in my prayers. Please let me know if I can help in any way. ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Melissa Bridges - Summerville, SC

“Dear Louise, It was a shock to learn of the passing of Leon, the wonderful husband, father and family man, whom we had the fortune to get to know as...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: June and Mariano La Via - SC

“Words simply do not convey the sadness I feel this morning in learning of Leon's passing. My heart and prayers go out to Louise and the rest of the...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Andy Topka - Charleston, SC

“Dear Louise and family,My family and I are truly saddened to receive the news of Leon's passing. He was a lovely man and a true patriot. We will be...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Donna Molloy - Oak Hill, VA

“Louise and family, I'm so sorry for the loss of Leon. I remember him as a gentle,kind man and words can not express my sorrow. Love, Edie ”
13 of 21 | Posted by: Edie Monachello - Davis, CA

“Joe, and de Brux family, I am so sorry about Leon. We were classmates and good friends at the Citadel. He was a real good fellow. I am glad I knew...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“Louise, we are so sorry for your loss. What an amazing, kind and giving gentleman Leon was. Fred and I would like to express our deepest sympathy to...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“Leon was truly an amazing person, friend, and co worker. I loved him. I pray for peace and comfort for you all. Leon will be watching over us. ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Traci Stone - Charleston, SC

“Louise, Don and I are so sorry for your loss! We always thought of Leon as a kind man who was devoted to his family...Our thoughts and prayers will...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Peggy Vann - Hollywood, SC

“When Geoff brought me to you and your family 44 years ago, a new life was starting for me in this country and its culture, but more particularly a...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Ghislaine Eyer - Spring Hill, FL

“Joe & I are so very sorry about the families loss. Leon was a very special man who seemed to enjoyed his family very much. This is shocking news.......Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Aubyn Runey - Charleston, SC

“Our sincerest condolences to Louise and the family and to Anna Gray, Joe and Sumter . I remember Leon at Bishop England as a freshman and...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Patricia Miller - Mt, Pleasant, SC

“Louis and family-I am so terribly sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. If there is anything I...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Mimi Scharf - Charleston, SC


Leon Barbot de Brux, 74, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Louise Lent de Brux entered into eternal rest Thursday, March 29, 2018. His Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Cathedral of St. John The Baptist, 120 Broad Street at 10:00 a.m. Rite of Committal will be private. The family will receive friends Monday in J. HENRY STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with Rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Leon was born February 11, 1944 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late Leon Sebastian de Brux and Helen Barbot de Brux. He graduated in the class of 1966 from The Citadel. He served in the United States Army during Viet Nam. He later earned an MBA from The Citadel. He was a Senior Vice President with The Bank of South Carolina. Leon was an honorary Life Member of The Hibernian Society, a member of The New England Society and the Charleston Rotary Club Treasurer.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Louise of Charleston, SC; two daughters: Laura de Brux Tripodi (Andrew) of Marblehead, MA and Elizabeth de Brux Sutton (William) of Midlothian, VA; brothers: Joseph C. de Brux (Julie) of Isle of Palms, SC and Sumter F. de Brux (Clydie) of Sullivan's Island, SC; sister, Anna Gray de Brux Prior (Gregory) of Hilton Head, SC; and five grandchildren: Caroline de Brux, Sarah Elizabeth and Anna Louise Tripodi, William Barbot, and Rebecca Elizabeth Sutton.

Memorials may be made to Leon B. de Brux Scholarship, c/o The Citadel Foundation, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409 or to The Cathedral of St. John The Baptist, 120 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401.