OBITUARY

Alois "Big Al" George Guepet Jr.

28 December , 193326 July , 2019
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Alois George “Big Al” Guepet Jr. passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday afternoon, July 26, 2019. He was 85 years old. Beloved husband of the late Jacquelyn Maurel Guepet. Loving father of Dr. Sharon Guepet, Daren Guepet Bowden (Eddie), and the late Alois George “Rusty” Guepet III. Grandfather of Shannon Fitzgerald, Timmy Fitzgerald (Michelle), and Michael Shubert (Jessica). Great-grandfather of Brooklyn, Madelyn, Ashlyn, Jaxson, Jordyn, Brady, and baby Jacquelyn. Brother of Beverly Guepet Zimmermann and the late JoAnn Guepet Gonlag. Son of the late Alois George Guepet Sr. and Louise Werner Guepet. Also survived by his nieces and nephews. Big Al was a native of New Orleans and served as a detective for the New Orleans Police Department for over 15 years. He later started Advance Radiator Service, which he owned and operated for over 40 years. He was also a professional heavyweight boxer for many years. Big Al enjoyed going to the “camp” in Irish Bayou, and was the captain of his float in the Krewe of Gladiators. He enjoyed the horse races, good times with family and friends, and baseball. He hosted many parties, and always sought the good things in life. Donations may be made in Al and Rusty's name to St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School, 1006 Goodyear Boulevard, Picayune, MS 39466, or a charity of your choice. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial at GRACE FUNERAL HOME, 450 Holy Trinity Drive, Covington, on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 12:00 noon. Visitation will begin at 10:00 in the morning. Interment will follow in St. Roch Cemetery No. 1, New Orleans. An online guestbook is available at www.gracenorthshore.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Jacquelyn Maurel Guepet, Spouse (deceased)
  • Dr. Sharon Guepet, Daughter
  • Daren Guepet Bowden, Daughter
  • Eddie Bowden, Son-in-law
  • Alois George "Rusty" Guepet III, Son (deceased)
  • Shannon Fitzgerald, Granddaughter
  • Timmy Fitzgerald, Grandson
  • Michelle Fitzgerald, Grand-Daughter-in-law
  • Michael Shubert, Grandson
  • Jessica Shubert, Grand Daughter-in-law
  • Beverly Guepet Zimmermann, Sister
  • JoAnn Guepet Gonlag, Sister (deceased)
  • Alois George Guepet Sr., Father (deceased)
  • Louise Werner Guepet, Mother (deceased)
  • Great-grandfather of Brooklyn, Madelyn, Ashlyn, Jaxson, Jordyn, Brady, and baby Jacquelyn. Also survived by his nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, 3 August , 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, 3 August , 2019

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Alois "Big Al" George Guepet Jr.

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Darryl Martin

2 August 2019

Al and HIS foursome!

Darryl Martin

2 August 2019

Al and HIS team!

Darryl Martin

2 August 2019

The Radiator a painting by Jackie Guepet. Al’s team.

Darryl Martin

2 August 2019

Big Al and the Radiators.

Darryl Martin

1 August 2019

A good friend and a better person.

Sandra Maurel

30 July 2019

Thank you my Dear-Brother-in- law for giving me a family life with you and my sister and the kids Hope you are with Jackie and hope to see you soon

Shannon aka Woofy Fitzgerald

30 July 2019

I will miss you, your crazy jokes, and your stories. Love you, Shannon

Ashlyn Matute

30 July 2019

I love you Paw Paw!!!!

patricia wilkins

29 July 2019

Thanks for all the wonderful memories. You were a great Uncle!

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