Douglas 'Doug' Arbour

Douglas "Doug" Arbour, age 49, passed away Friday, February 14, 2014 at Georgia Regents Medical Center. He was a native of the Baton Rouge area and a resident of Lancaster, SC. Doug was the CEO of Jefferson Hospital in Louisville, GA and an accomplished health care professional of 30 years. He graduated from Baker High School and began his higher education at Southeastern Louisiana University where he received an Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy. From there he received a Bachelor of Arts in Health Management from Ottawa University and a Master of Business Administration with a focus on Health Care Management from the University of Phoenix. Doug is survived by his wife, Tricia Arbour; daughters, Mallory Arbour, Erica Arbour, Madison Arbour and son, Matthew Arbour. He is also survived by his mother, Pearl Arbour, sister, Cassie Hubert and four brothers, Charles Arbour, Bennie Arbour Jr., Michael "Mickey" Arbour Sr., and Ray Arbour as well as brother-in-laws, Donald Hubert Sr, Paul Traigle Jr., Yancey Rills, sister-in-laws, Michelle "Mikie" Rills, Mabel Arbour, Betty Arbour and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his father, Bennie Arbour Sr and father-in-law, Paul Traigle Sr. Doug was a loving husband, devoted father, and caring son. He was a humble, charismatic, funny, "life of the party" individual who touched many lives and will be greatly missed. His giving spirit and love of life will be celebrated with visitation at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East, 11000 Florida Blvd in Baton Rouge LA on Thursday, February 20th at 5 - 8pm followed by visitation and a memorial service on Friday the 21st starting at 9 am with services at 11 am. Burial to follow at Resthaven Gardens of Memory. Visit the online guest book at

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Rabenhorst Funeral Homes East
11000 Florida Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA 70815
(225) 272-9950

Published in from Feb. 17 to Feb. 20, 2014