October 23, 1931 ~ May 30, 2008
LeRoy Burt Poulin of Carson, California and Monument, Colorado left us on Friday, May 30, 2008 as a result of an airplane crash in Temecula, California. He had fulfilled his life long dream of building and flying his own airplane. LeRoy was an experienced and seasoned pilot who died doing what he loved. He was born in Los Angeles on October 23, 1931 to Burt and Eliane Poulin. He grew up in the Los Angeles area and graduated from Fremont High School in 1949. He was a successful businessman in the Los Angeles area where he co-owned Interface Welding, a specialty inertia welding operation. He was a loving father of five, a founder, leader, mentor, and friend to all. He is survived by his son Marshall, daughters Christine Hiday, Marsha Poulin, Valerie Poulin-Phillips, and Leanna Tally, brothers Jean, Rudy, and Gary, sister Marie Therese Duft, 5 grandchildren, and a great grandchild. A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2008 at 2pm at Rice Mortuary Chapel, 5310 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to one of LeRoy's favorite charities.
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