Jessie L. Bourbon, age 89, formerly of DeSoto, entered into rest on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at his residence. Jessie was born to the late Andrew Bourbon and Maggie (Nee Robart) Bourbon in Richwoods, Missouri. He was retired from Weber/Bangert Construction where he worked as a Laborer. He served in World War II in the United States Air Force. He was a member of the VFW Post #3777 in Festus and the Amvets #48 in DeSoto. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and laying concrete.
He is survived by 8 children, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, two sisters; Louise Wilson of DeSoto and Lorene Schneider of Crystal City. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Juanita (Nee Willets)Bourbon, wife, Opal (Nee Bostic) Bourbon, brothers; Robert and Bert Bourbon and sisters; Zelena Spiker and Dorothy Sampson.
All arrangements are private.