Louis Bourque, Sr. was a caring husband, father, PePaw, brother and friend. Louis left this world suddenly at home on January 20, 2022 at the age of 89.
Louis was born to Francois & Frezzie Bourque in Carencro, LA. Louis joined the United States Air Force where he spent 21 years before retiring as a Tech Sargent at Keesler Air Force Base. Shortly after his retirement with the United States Air Force, he spent another 20 years employed as a Civil Service employee retiring again from Keesler Air Force Base.
Louis was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener. Louis loved spending time at his hunting camp, his vegetable garden and most of all he loved spending time with his family and friends.
Louis is survived by his beautiful wife, Joan. He was a proud father to two sons: Louis Bourque, Jr. of Biloxi, MS and Lyle Bourque (Tanya) of d’Iberville, MS. Louis was a loving PePaw to Josh Bourque (Heidi) of Biloxi, MS, Trey Bourque of Biloxi, MS, Margaret “Maggie” Bourque of d’Iberville, MS and Great PePaw to Alex and Cohen. Louis is also survived by his sister Dorothy Bourque of Carencro, LA.
Louis is preceded in death by his parents, Francois & Frezzie Bourque; his brothers, Harris Bourque and Walton Bourque; and his sisters, Eva Mae Patin and Lou Mary Menard.
Visitation will be held at the Bradford-O’Keefe Howard Avenue in Biloxi, MS on Friday, February 4, 2022 from 10:30AM to 11:30AM with the service immediately following. A graveside service is at 12:30PM at the Biloxi VA National Cemetery.
Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the family Louis Bourque, Sr.