John Douglas Poirier, 86, went to be with our Lord on December 12, 2020. He was surrounded by his family when he passed.
John was born May 22, 1934 to Annie and Captain John D. “Guy” Poirier in Canada. He moved to Lewisville, Texas at age 10 and graduated from Lewisville High School in 1954, and served eight years in the U.S. Marine Corps.
John married the love of his life, Janis Poirier on March 4, 1955. They had five children: Jana Poirier Barlow, John David Poirier, Joe Michael Poirier, Julie Poirier Burgamy and Jerry Lynn Poirier, Sr.
John was preceded in death by his bride of 65 years, Janis. Youngest son Jerry Lynn; First born Grandson, Douglas James Poirier; sisters, Gladys and Ruthie and brother, Michael.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Friday, January 29, 2021 from 5pm to 7pm at Mulkey Mason Funeral Home in Lewisville. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, January 30th at 4:00PM. Burial will follow at Rowlett Creek Cemetery in Frisco.
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Published in Star Local Media from Jan. 26 to Feb. 1, 2021.