John L. Boudreaux
FUNERAL HOME
Charles Mackey Funeral Home
1576 Robin St.
Baton Rouge, LA
John L. Boudreaux age 74 funeral services was held January 15, 2022 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Baton Rouge, LA. Burial was held at St. Augustine Catholic Cemetery New Roads, LA. John was baptized at St. Augustine Catholic Church as an infant and completed all of the requirements of the faith. As a child he attended and completed his studies at St. Augustine Catholic School through 8th grade. John attended and graduated from Rosenwald High School with Honors in 1966. Following his successful completion of high school, John continued his studies at Southern University until the Spring 1968. During the summer of 1968, he began working at ExxonMobil Refinery in the Petroleum Products Lab. It was during this same summer that he met and fell in love with his soulmate Susie Minor in Baton Rouge, LA. They later married on August 7, 1971, and to their union 3 wonderful children were born. It was also during the fall of 1968 that John L. Boudreaux was drafted into the U.S Army during the Vietnam War. He completed his basic training at Fort Polk, LA. He served the majority of his service time in Seoul, South Korea. He completed his service time at Fort Sill, Oklahoma and was officially Honorably Discharged on May 1, 1975. Upon his Honorary Discharge from the U.S. Army, he returned to work at ExxonMobil Refinery. John served in many capacities throughout his over 35 years of Operating Services; including Process Apprentice, Assistant Operator, Operator, Mogas controller, Clean Products Blender, First Line Supervisor, Dock A Team Controller. On October 1, 2003, he officially retired as D Team Blender in the Clean Products Section and was later involved in the interview process for the new hire class of Clean Product Blenders. John L. Boudreaux had a very active life away from work. He was an active member of the Southern University Football Quarterback Club and the Knights of Peter Claver. He also filled his time mentoring family, sharing guidance and wisdom to his children, grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews and various friends and family. Additional John attended HBCU football and basketball games, daily reading of any newspaper he could get his hands on and watching sports on television. He and his wife Susie traveled to various HBCU football games over 30 years, they particularly never missed the Bayou Classic in New Orleans, LA. As a husband and father, he was also an active member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He attended church services with his wife at her church Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church. John and his wife, Susie, enjoyed traveling with the Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church to Niagara Falls, Canada and Buffalo, New York. (Vacation time and Weekend Retreats) 1989-1999 John L. B. and his wife Susie M. B. and their Children enjoyed week long fun activities with Susie B. Arbuthnot family members, Phoenix, Arizona, San Diego, California, and etc. Later years 2000-2019 under the leadership of Susie's mothers/nephew Army Lt. Col. Cal Strong. planned annual/vacation weekend retreats for the family. John and Susie, children, and grandchildren traveled by chartered buses to Hot Springs, Arkansas, AstoWorld Houston, Texas, The Blues House Memphis, Tennessee, and etc. John L. Boudreaux leaves to cherish his memory: his wife Susie Minor Boudreaux, Baton Rouge, LA, son Jonathan (Sherry) Stockbridge, GA, daughter Susan Renee Boudreaux, Baton Rouge, LA, and son Kenric Nolan Boudreaux, Baton Rouge, LA. Grandchildren Joshua E. Boudreaux and Gabrielle M. Boudreaux, Stockbridge, GA, Micah O. Briggs, Jr, Plainfield, IL, Aaron M. Boudreaux, Baton Rouge, LA. His loving siblings-Gloria A. Boudreaux, Tulsa, OK, Lionel (Jean) Boudreaux, New Roads, LA, Barbara B. Jones, Baton Rouge, LA, Cynthia (Ray) Louis, Baton Rouge, LA, Roshell Boudreaux, Houston, TX and Marie Antionette (Corey) Dehon, New Roads, LA and Godchildren-Marie Antionette Dehon, Stephanie Morgan Legard and Donric Jones and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. John L. Boudreaux was preceded in death by his parents John Boudreaux and Ida Mae Jackson-Boudreaux, siblings Mary Ellen Boudreaux, Michael Boudreaux, Sr. and Jacqueline Boudreaux, father and mother-in-law Sam Minor and Elnora Arbuthnot-Minor, paternal grandparents Jimmy Boudreaux, Ellen Hayes-Hood and step grandfather Alford Hood, Angelina Bazille Jackson and Fredrick Jackson.


Published by The Advocate from Jan. 13 to Jan. 23, 2022.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jan
15
Visitation
8:30a.m. - 10:00a.m.
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
1565 Curtis Street, LA
Jan
15
Funeral Mass
10:00a.m.
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
1565 Curtis Street, LA
Funeral services provided by:
Charles Mackey Funeral Home
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6 Entries
Johnny was One Fine Christian Man!!!! Such a pleasure to work with!!!!
Bob Wascom
Work
January 23, 2022
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Shirley Monroe Ennis
Friend
January 15, 2022
My Condolences to my family
Mary Battley McKnight
Family
January 15, 2022
My prayers are with you, John was a nice gentleman from the moment I met him in 1965. He will be missed. Be strong, God is with you during your time of grief!
Bessie Russell Haynes
Friend
January 14, 2022
To the family of John you have my deepest sympathy. The Haney family
Izel Haney
January 13, 2022
My prayers and condolences goes out to my family. God has picked another one of His flowers. Though he will be missed here on earth, he´s in the land of no more. No more pain, no more suffering, no more heartaches, no more tears, no more disappointments.... Rest in God´s loving arms cousin.
Sylvia King
Family
January 13, 2022
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