Andrew "Woogie" Bowie
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DUSON - Funeral services will be held Friday, May 9, 2014 at a Time Pending Mass of Christian Burial in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in Carencro for Andrew "Woogie" Bowie, age 68, who passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 10:52 a.m. at his residence in Duson.
Interment will be in Evangeline Memorial Gardens in Carencro.
Mr. Bowie was a native of Carencro and a resident of Lafayette. He was employed with Superior Slickline Services with 49 1/2 years of service. Mr. Bowie was a veteran of the military having served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam War. He was a member of VFW Post 9822. Mr. Bowie was a parishioner of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Scott.
Survivors include two sisters, Juanita Blanchard of Breaux Bridge and Patsy Cuccio of Carencro; special friend and caretakers, Tina and Tim Bourque; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Millard Bowie and the former Gussie Guillot; his former wife, Faye Duhon Bowie; one brother, Sidney Bowie; and two brothers-in-law, Curley Blanchard, Sr. and Sammy Cuccio.
A rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.
The family requests that visiting hours be observed from 11:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Thursday and will continue from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Friday.
The family would like to thank Southern Care Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Southern Care Hospice at 109 Abigayle Row, Scott, LA 70583.
Pallbearers will be Steve Guidry, Lonny Smith, Butch Bergeron, Nicholas Vidrine, Robert Lear and Willie Domingue. Honorary pallbearer will be Tim Bourque.
View the obituary and guestbook online at www.melanconfuneralhome.net.
Melancon Funeral Home, Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel, 4117 N. University Ave., Carencro, (337) 896-3232, is in charge of arrangements.
MELANCON FUNERAL HOME - Carencro
4615 N. University Ave. Carencro, LA 70520
Published in the The Advertiser on May 7, 2014