Milton Bourgeois Jr.

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Milton Daniel Bourgeois, Jr.

RACELAND - Milton Daniel Bourgeois, Jr., 67, a native and resident of Raceland died tragically Thursday, December 26, 2013.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Roberta Ann Tate Bourgeois, their only daughter Dr. Toni Bourgeois Leoni, and her husband Dr. Ricardo Roman Leoni II; 3 grandchildren Jack, Ethan and Greta of Lafayette; his parents Milton Daniel Bourgeois, Sr. and Rita Theriot Bourgeois, and 3 sisters, Carolyn B. Robichaux ( Felton), Deanne Theriot, and Cynthia Miranda (Dennis).

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Alceste and Adolphine Bourgeois Theriot and Joseph and Cordelia Cheramie Bourgeois.

Milton graduated from Raceland High School and received his B. S. from Louisiana State University and an MBA from Nicholls State University. He then served four years in the U. S. Army as a Nuclear/Special Weapons Officer. Prior to joining St. Anne, Milton was a corporate officer of a multi-state engineering company. He was also a co-owner and served as board chairman and general partner of two oilfield service companies.

Milton has been the CEO of Ochsner St. Anne since April 1988. He has served on the Louisiana Hospital Association Board of Trustees since 2004 and served as chair in 2012. He is past president of the LHA Southwest District and LHA Bayou District, and he is the past chair of LHA Legislative, Regulatory, and Policy council. He also served as the chair of the LHA Research and Education Foundation. He was currently a board member of the LHA Trust Funds and Hospital of Louisiana, the Louisiana Rural Health Association, and the Ochsner Bayou, LLC.

Milton was a longtime member of the American Hospital Association and was recently awarded the 2013 AHA Grassroots Champion Award for exceptional leadership in healthcare for the state of Louisiana.

Milton was the managing partner of Bayou Labs, LLC and has been a board member of the Louisiana Rural Health Association, HOSPACC, South Louisiana PPO, United Way, Crime stoppers, the Chamber of Lafourche and the Bayou Region, St. Mary's Nativity School, Louisiana State Radiological Technology Board of Examiners, and Lafourche Parish Hospital Service District #2. He was a long time member of the Lions Club and American Legion. He was also a sponsor of Ducks Unlimited for over 30 years as well as a sponsor member of Delta Waterfowl. He loved to tell jokes, travel, garden, read, golf, and especially loved to duck hunt with his two companions, Chloteal and Sweet Adeline.

Visitation will on Saturday, January 11th, from 9:30-11:30am at St. Mary's Nativity Church in Raceland, Louisiana, with services to begin at 11:30. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Wounded War Heroes. Information about Wounded War Heroes, including how to donate, can be found by visiting www.wwhfr.com.

Falgout Funeral Home in Raceland is in charge of the arrangements.



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