Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home

4747 Veterans Blvd, Metairie, LA


Hilton Germaine Bourgeois Jr.

January 7, 1941June 28, 2019

Hilton Germaine Bourgeois, Jr., age 78 of St. Rose, LA and formally of Lutcher, LA passed away on Friday, June 28, 2019. He is preceded in death by his parents, Hilton Sr. and Elise Hymel Bourgeois and his brother-in-law, Ralph Flowers. He is survived by his beloved wife, Mary Bourg Bourgeois; his daughters, Ashley Poché (Ben) and Anne Bruce (Richard); his sisters Mary Ann Flowers, Lynn Vogt (George), Gail Patterson (George), Debbie Whitney (Pat); his brother, Allen (Darlene); five precious grandchildren, Clayton, Molly, Maggie, Marley and Mallory Poché and also loved by numerous nieces, nephews and two grand puppies, Lucky and Penny. Hilton was a graduate of Lutcher High School where he was a member of the student counsel and athletic manager for football and basketball throughout high school. After high school he attended Southeastern Louisiana University and received his degree in Business Administration. His working years were diversified and included accounting, office administration, insurance and warehouse management. He was a sports enthusiast and LSU was his all-time favorite. Geaux Tigers! He loved to dance and would take his beautiful wife out dancing every chance he had. He enjoyed working in the garden and had a great love for cooking Cajun food. He loved spending time with his family and will be greatly missed by all who love him. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1908 Short Street in Kenner, LA on Saturday, July 6, 2019 beginning at 10:30 AM with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 12:30 PM. Following the Mass, interment will be at St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery on River Road in Destrehan, LA. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Kenner, LA. The online guestbook is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com


  • Visitation Saturday, July 6, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, July 6, 2019


Hilton Germaine Bourgeois Jr.

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Iris Hall

July 6, 2019

It has been my great honor and pleasure to be Mr. Hilton's neighbor for the past 14 years. We will greatly miss you in the neighborhood. Please know we will all do our best to help Anne and Ashley take care of Mrs. Mary! Rest easy now, Mr. Hilton!