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Obituary for BOURGEOIS


Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Sunday February 25, 2007

Roland Bourgeois died at home in Albuquerque in February 21, 2007. Roland was born in Edinburgh, TX on February 16, 1945. He owned Enchantment Pest Control in Albuquerque and Drop Dead Pest Control until illness forced him to sell. He was an excellent artist, an accomplished musician who gave joy to people coast to coast and throughout many countries for over 40 years. Survived by his wife, Allison, his two sons: David and Christy Bourgeois of Albuquerque, Mark and Kimberly Bourgeois of California; also a daughter, Trisha Thomas of California; his mother, Mary Florence Araiza; and stepfather, Luis Araiza, of Mission, TX; two sisters: Nita and her husband, Phil Williams of Atlanta, Mary Luval and her husband, Dahl of Amarillo; two grandchildren, Luke and Waverly Bourgeois, and two step-sons, Shay and Christopher Daves. In lieu of flowers, please make donation to the American Cancer Society. A prayer service will be held at the Risen Savior Catholic Community Church on Tuesday, February 27, 2007, at 4 p.m. in the evening. The Church is located at 7701 Wyoming Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87109. Their number is 505-821-1571. Arrangements by Direct Funeral Services, 2919 4th St NW. (505) 343-8008