James "J.D." Moreau
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BOSSIER CITY, LA - Services for James "J.D." Moreau, 85, will be held at Hill Crest Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. with Father Pike Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park. The family will welcome visitors at Hill Crest on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
J.D. was born May 10, 1927 in Montrose, Louisiana. He joined the Army Air Corps and then went into the Air Force at the age of 20. He retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1967 and made Bossier City, Louisiana his home. After retirement he went to work for the Louisiana Army Ammunition Plant and then Cablevision of Shreveport. He loved working with small engines and rebuilding lawn equipment. He was an inventor at heart, always creating new tools and gadgets.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Santone "Buck" and Virginia B. Moreau, brothers, Delton and Fred Moreau, and grandson, James "Tink" Slawson.
Survivors include his loving wife of 55 years, Elisabeth Moreau, his sisters Helen Miller and husband, Bob; Juanita Bush and husband, Clifton, both of Arkansas; and Ann Fuller of McKinney, Texas, as well as his children, Fred A. Moreau and fiancée, Amy Smith, of Malvern, Iowa; Ralph Moreau; and daughters, Sylvia Moreau-Slawson and Denise Moreau of Houston, Texas. He is also survived by his grandsons, Damian A. Moreau and wife, Margaret; Robert S. Moreau and wife, Courtney; Thomas R. Slawson and wife, Ashley; many nieces and nephews; and four great-grandchildren.
There are many people whom the family would like to thank. Many prayers were lifted up for J.D. and the family would like to thank those who prayed for and remembered him. The family would like to extend special thanks to the doctors and nurses of Willis-Knighton Bossier SICU for their care and compassion while he was ill. Finally, the family extends very special thanks to those friends who have been so loving and supportive during this difficult time.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family by visiting www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com
Published in Shreveport Times on Nov. 20, 2012