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Richard Lee Bourgeois

September 1, 1933 ~ March 22, 2010

LAKE ARTHUR Funeral services for Mr. Richard Lee Bourgeois, 76, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Rev. Clyde Thomas officiating. Funeral home visitation will be from 12 noon until 10:00 p.m., today, Tuesday; and 8:00 a.m. Wednesday until time of services. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. today, Tuesday in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in the Lakeview Cemetery under direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Lake Arthur. Mr. Bourgeois died at 10:55 a.m., Monday, March 22, 2010 at his residence. Mr. Bourgeois was a resident of Lake Arthur 49 years moving there from Iowa, LA. He worked 28 years for The Superior Oil Company and 12 years with Mobil Oil. He was a Merchant Marine for two years and a member of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Yvonne Broussard Bourgeois of Lake Arthur; two daughters, Tana Garcia and husband Dennis of Lake Arthur, Kempa Savoie and husband Kevin of Grand Lake; two sons; Ty Bourgeois and wife Danine of Lake Charles, Blane Bourgeois and wife Dina of Lake Arthur; two sisters, Ruth Johnson and husband Amos of Iowa, LA, Nola Broussard and husband Gordon of Iowa, LA; two brothers, Charles Bourgeois and wife Barbara of Lake Charles, Kenneth Bourgeois and wife Roberta of Iowa, LA; 13 grandchildren, Blake, Kendle and Zane Garcia, Matthew, Christian, Joshua Bourgeois, Danielle and Katelyn Courville, Renn, Hanna and Tate Savoie, Reagan and Myles Bourgeois; and one great grandchild, Bailey Garcia. The pallbearers will be the seven grandsons. Mr. Bourgeois was preceded in death by his parents, Dudley and Lelia Louviere Bourgeois; one brother, Dudley DJ Bourgeois, Jr. and one grandchild, Kirstie Savoie.

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  1. We are sorry to hear of your loss of Mr. Bourgeois..Please know that you are all in our prayers..God Bless

  2. Kempa and family our payers are with all of you. I Love you young lady. Call if you ever need anything.

  3. Tana, Dennis & family, Please except my deepest condolences for the loss of your dear loved one. I know you are grieving, but know that GOD is with you all and that your loved one has been healed and is with the LORD, for one day we too will join them. I pray GOD blesses you and your family always. Peace be with you and your family. Love, Susan

  4. My sympathy goes out to all of the Bourgeois families and Richard's immediate family. I know this is a great loss. May the Lord's blessings surround you today and always.

  5. Thinking of all of you and hoping that time will help soften your sadness, leaving only beautiful memories that will last forever in your hearts.

  6. I was very sorry to hear of Richard's passing. Please rest assured that the bible promises us that there will be a resurrection of our loved ones (John 5:28,29).


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