Richard, 57, Hammond La, was called to his heavenly home on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. He was a native of Norco, Louisiana, a graduate of ’81 Destrehan HS. Family time was of great importance to Richard, whether it was projects with his son, Ryan or cherishing time with his girls. Richard was a dedicated Saints and LSU fan and enjoyed fishing in Grand Isle. Becoming a GM Master Technician was an accomplishment Richard held with pride. He was employed at Camping World as manager of Hammond. Richard traveled throughout the company meeting many coworkers that quickly became family. CW family showed their loving support to Richard and his family until the very end. No matter where he was, Richard was known to fill a room with life by sharing memories and reminiscing. His most cherished memories are of being a manager and tour guide at Cajun Pride. Whether it was traveling or having a quiet evening, his friends and family enjoyed the light that shined through him. Richard was a one of a kind man that will be deeply missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his fiancé, Lisa Magee; daughters, Heather Magee and Megan Bourgeois; son, Ryan Magee; sister, Deborah and Howard Alexander; brother, Daniel Bourgeois; grandchildren, Rylee and Reese Magee, Syndle Bertone; Uncle and Aunt, Chris and Susie Smits; mother, Magdalena Clouate: many nieces and nephews. Richard is preceded in death by his father, Gaston Bourgeois Jr; Niece, Dayna Hager; Step-Father, Floyd Clouate; Paternal-Grandparents, Gaston Sr. and Corinne Guidry Bourgeois; Maternal-Grandparents, Richardus and Clemence Album Smits; and childhood best friend, Mickey Triche. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation from the Chapel of Brandon G. Thompson, Hammond, Monday, September 14, 2020 from 12 p.m. until the Memorial Service beginning at 2 p.m. Services will be officiated by Father Cayet Mangiaracina.
“Rest in peace my Angel. You will be intensely missed by so many. Until we meet again…”