OBITUARY

Whitney Joseph Broussard

October 28, 1931May 9, 2019
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Whitney Joseph (Bruce) Broussard left this world to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, May 9, 2019.

Service: 11:15 a.m. Wednesday at DFW National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, 75211. A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Moore Funeral Home, 1219 N. Davis Dr., Arlington, 76012.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers please send donations to St Jude at www.stjude.org.

He was a man of honor, integrity, character and compassion. Born October 28, 1931 in Forked Island, Louisiana, he was valedictorian of his high school class where he won the state science fair and medaled in track and field. He attended one semester at USL, then joined the Air Force. He was a distinguished graduate of the Officer Cadet Training Program. He became a squadron leader, navigator and served as Base Commander in Tokyo, Japan for 3 1/2 years. During his time in the Air Force he earned his Masters Degree. He retired after 20 years in the Air Force.

He worked as principal of a special needs school in San Antonio then counselor at Brookstone Preparatory in Columbus, Georgia before running the AFJROTC program at Irving High School. He then became a counselor at Nimitz High School where he retired again after 20 years. During this time he worked evenings at North Lake College, always working and providing for his family.

He loved golfing, hunting, softball and playing with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He loved telling jokes, making funny faces and was the hit at any party. He loved to laugh. His was a life well lived.

He was devoted to and is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jennie Shaw Broussard, as well as his children, son Whitney and wife Drenda Broussard, son Charles and wife Barbara Broussard, daughter Susan and husband Morril Harriman, his grandchildren Ashley and husband Brandon Cottone, Maggie and husband Brad Flaishans, Kathryn Bonesteel, Rachel and husband Kyle Dossey, Leah Broussard and fiancé Clark Shellhorse, Whitney Broussard, his three great grandchildren Gabriel Flaishans, William Flaishans, Brooklyn Cottone and sister Lena Marie Broussard.

Predeceasing him are his mother, Arminie Trahan Broussard, father, Emile Broussard, two brothers, Evest Broussard and Weston Broussard and sister Alley Stelly.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, May 15, 2019
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, May 15, 2019

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JRanch Forked Island

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Dad as a little boy

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Charles playing with Dad

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Japanese Gardens

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Loving on his Grand kids

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Old days!

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