Meridian Star


October 30, 2010

David E. Bouchillon

MACON —      Funeral services for David E. Bouchillon will be held Monday, at 2 p.m., at Shuqualak Baptist Church with Bro. Derek Wilson and Bro. Gerald Butler officiating. Burial will be in the family lot at Shuqualak Cemetery with Cockrell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

          Mr. Bouchillon, 69, of Shuqualak, died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, at Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was a native and lifetime resident of Noxubee County. He was born on July 16, 1941, to the late James C. and Nannie Agnes Thomas Bouchillon. He was a 1961 graduate of Shuqualak High School and attended Woods Junior College for one year before enlisting in the U.S. Army. He served three years in the Army, including a tour in Germany. After his enlistment ended, he returned home and attended East Mississippi Junior College for one year. He then gained employment at the Macon Pants Factory, progressing from an entry level position to assistant manager to the then Cal-Jac Manufacturing Company. After his retirement, he worked as an accountant for several local businesses. Mr. Bouchillon was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church.

     David was a loyal sports fan, especially of the Ole Miss Rebels, and enjoyed watching his favorite team.

     He was a loving brother and uncle and was very supportive of all his family. He was very friendly and was known for his kind heart and good deeds. Everyone that knew him loved him.

     David is survived by five sisters: Betty Conner of Macon, Nan Neely of Meridian, Cecelia Floore of Shuqualak, Jo Ann Sciple of Meridian and Mary Brown of Bailey; as well as by two brothers: James Bouchillon of Northport, Ala. and Roland Bouchillon of Bailey. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and great and great-great-nieces and nephews.

     Pallbearers will be his nephews.

     Honorary pallbearers will be James Brown, Pete Boykin, Bill Boykin and Eddie Coleman.

     A visitation for friends and family will be held Sunday, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Cockrell Funeral Home in Macon. Any memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 209 Northwest Street, Macon, MS 39341. To sign the guest book, please visit our website at

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