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Forrest Alphonse Bourgeois Jr.

May 29, 1945 — February 7, 2023

Grand Bay

Forrest Alphonse Bourgeois, Jr, 77, of Grand Bay, AL passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2023 in Mobile, AL.

He was a member of St. Clare Catholic Church. He served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and continued as a Staff Sergeant E6 in the Army National Guard. He was a member of the American Legion Post 77. He worked and retired after 27 years with the RailRoad and also worked for the Waveland Police Department and Hancock County Sheriff's Department. Forrest was a wonderful and loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle who will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Forrest and Bonita Bourgeois.

He is survived by his wonderful and loving wife of 30 years, Shawn Ray Bourgeois of Grand Bay, AL; son, Forrest Robert Bourgeois of Grand Bay, AL; two grandchildren, Brenna Shawn and Bailey Patricia Bourgeois; two brothers, Clyde Joseph Bourgeois of Waveland, MS and Shelton Edward Bourgeois of Columbia, MS; sister, Earline Bourgeois Thomas of Waveland, MS and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Visitation will be held Friday, February 10, 2023 at St. Clare Catholic Church in Waveland, MS from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon with a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 noon. Burial to follow at Waveland City Cemetery in Waveland, MS.
Edmond Fahey Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Forrest Alphonse Bourgeois, Jr.
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, February 10, 2023

10:30am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Saint Clare Catholic Church

236 S Beach Blvd, Waveland, MS 39576

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Mass

Friday, February 10, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Saint Clare Catholic Church

236 S Beach Blvd, Waveland, MS 39576

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Interment

Friday, February 10, 2023

Starts at 12:30 pm (Central time)

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