Huey Paul Foreman

June 24, 1933 ~ October 18, 2012

JENNINGS Funeral services for Mr. Huey Paul Foreman, 79, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 in the First Church of Christ with Jack Harris and Roland Berry officiating. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Funeral home visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. Visitation on Saturday will from 8:00 a.m. until time of service at the church. Mr. Foreman died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 at 4:15 a.m. in a local hospital. Mr. Foreman worked for the 7Up Bottling Company and Jennings Norwood Irrigation Company. He then went to work at the Zigler Shipyards for 20 years. He then changed careers and went to work for the Jefferson Davis Parish School Board where he drove a school bus for 20+ years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, raising farm animals, woodworking and participating in tractor pulls. He graciously gave of his time to cook for the church camps in Lake Arthur and Clearwater, LA. Mr. Foreman is survived by his wife of 54 years, Opal Wiggins Foreman, two daughters, Ginger Mae Foreman Brown of Hathaway and Sarah Louise Foreman Esthay of Roanoke, LA; 2 sons, Cameron Paul Foreman of Lafayette, LA and Errol James Foreman of Welsh, LA; one sister, Velma Saintes of Livingston, TX; seven grandchildren, Christopher Steven Brown, Kaitlyn Denae Foreman, Erica Gail Foreman, Errol James Foreman, Jr., Tyler Paul Foreman, Logan Paul Esthay, Hannah Elizabeth Esthay; one great grandchild, Makenzie Grace Foreman and many nieces and nephews. Mr. Foreman was preceded in death by his parents, Cameron Paul and Amay Suire Foreman, and two sisters, Lottie Cormier and Mattie Greer. Pallbearers will be Christopher Brown, Errol Foreman Jr., Tyler Paul Foreman, Tyler Chaisson, Todd Miller, Steven Brown, Charlie Britt and Jason Esthay. Honorary Pallbearer will be Logan Paul Esthay.

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  1. So sorry for your loss!!!! Uncle Huey will be missed!!! A couple of my memories of uncle Huey is the wonderful gumbo and sweet smile!! Lots of love to all. Yvette

  2. Dearest Aunt Opal and Family, Even with the distance between us we have always made the times we were together count and that was what Uncle Huey did for me. I know I didn't get much time with him but the time we had was Amazing. He was such a genuine man who had a great big loving heart and loved life. He also knew good coffee and made sure I got the proper indroduction to Chickory coffee I think it was. It was YUMMY. I love you all and will miss Uncle Huey dearly.

  3. Aunt Opal and family, I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Huey's passing. I know that each of you will miss him greatly. You are in my prayers.

  4. You will be missed Uncle Huey but not for long. Because in the grand scheme of things, we will all see you VERY soon! Love you!!

  5. So sorry for your loss. Uncle Huey will be missed by lots of people. Loved him lots. Sweet, sweet man. Praying for you all.

  6. Uncle Huey, you will be missed. Your quiet nature and great smile will be remembered. I was too young to remember much about your dating life with Aunt Opal, but I do remember even in my young days you were there. Many will say you made the best gumbo in the world, I am one of them, however that potato salad was epic. The greatest memories I have are you and how you were always humble in all you did and a great example to those of us that needed your strength. You will be missed, but you will be loved for the rest of our lives. Blessings Aunt Opal, I love you. I am praying for you for strength and mercies.

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