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Clifford B. Bourgoyne Jr.

November 29, 1954 — August 4, 2023

Clifford B. Bourgoyne, Jr., age 68, a resident of Walker, LA, passed away on Friday August 4, 2023.

Clifford was born on November 29, 1954, in Baton Rouge, LA. He graduated from Istrouma High School in 1972.  Cliff worked at Shell Chemical plant in Geismar LA where he was a Process Technician for 20 years.  He spent the next 16 years at Shell as a Senior Production Coordinator & Production Specialist.  He had many good friends at the plant and really did love his job. 

More than anything, Cliff always loved to spend time with his cherished family.  He also enjoyed spending time at the camp and going to the beach.  Having built many wooden boats in his lifetime, Cliff was a huge fan of boats, boat rides, and spending time on the water.   

Cliff was a lifelong Jimmy Buffett fan and enjoyed all things music.  He joined the Trop Rock Music Association, and later became an Ambassador for the group.  He also enjoyed playing the guitar.  Other hobbies include hunting, fishing, cooking, woodworking, and watching basketball.  Cliff loved being called Cappy by his grandkids. He also loved his roots down The Intercoastal Waterway.

Clifford is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Rena’ Bourgoyne; daughter, Casey Charles (Jeff); sons, Derek Bourgoyne (Sha) and Heath Bourgoyne (Allison); sisters, Barbara Bovard, Karen Drinkwater, and Yvonne Thomas; brother, Roger Bourgoyne; and grandchildren, Parker and Tinley Bourgoyne.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Clifford Bourgoyne, Sr. (Red) and Geraldine Bourgoyne; and sister, Carol Roberts.

Visitation will take place at Resthaven Funeral Home on Friday, August 11, 2023 from 12:00PM – 2:00PM.  Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM with burial to follow at Resthaven Gardens of Memory.  The Bourgoyne family requests that family and friends ‘Come as you are’ with a preference of Tropical shirt/Casual attire. 

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.resthavenbatonrouge.com.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, August 11, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home

11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Funeral Service

Friday, August 11, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home

11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Graveside Service

Friday, August 11, 2023

3:00 - 3:30 pm (Central time)

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