Henry Bernis Alsobrook, Jr., age 85 years, passed away on Friday, November 13, 2015 in Mandeville, LA. Mr. Alsobrook was a graduate of New Orleans Academy. He completed his undergraduate studies at Tulane University where he was a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and earned his Juris Doctorate from Tulane Law School. He served his country in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was a former Attorney and Managing Partner for Adams & Reese, LLP. A Former President of the Louisiana Bar Association 1982-1983 and a member and former President of the International Association of Defense Counsel. He was a beloved member of the Louisiana Club, Pickwick Club, Lakeshore Club, Avoca Duck Club, and numerous carnival associations. Member of the Tastevin de Chevalliers and former Grand Cellerie of the Commenderie d' Amerique. Mr. Alsobrook is preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Henry Bernis Alsobrook, Sr. and Ethel Smith Alsobrook; his son, Henry Bernis Alsobrook, III; his nephew, Harold James Miller, III. Beloved father of Eugenie Alsobrook Burglass (Harry), Emily Alsobrook Kayton (Bradley), and John Gleason Alsobrook (Cheri). Grandfather of Patrick Woodward Burglass, Stephen Pool Burglass, Henry Bernis Alsobrook, II, William Robert Alsobrook, Carolyn Camille Alsobrook, Eugenie Paige Alsobrook, Geoffrey Leonidas Kayton, and Brady Alexander Kayton. Brother of Dr. Jane Alsobrook Miller. Uncle of William Henry Miller, Gordon Wilson, Peter Wilson, Carter Wilson, and Alice ""Bonnie"" Wilson. Cousin of Robert Alsobrook. He will be deeply missed by his children, family, friends, the legal community and organizations in which he was involved. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services at St. Charles Ave. Presbyterian Church, 1545 State St., New Orleans, LA on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 3:00 PM. Visitation will be held at church from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM. Interment will be private in Metairie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in honor of Mr. Alsobrook to either St. Charles Ave. Presbyterian Church or HUGS through Adams & Reese, LLP are preferred. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
Published by The New Orleans Advocate from Nov. 15 to Nov. 19, 2015.