Obituary for Bobby Joe Poisso

Bobby Joe Poisso, age 61 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away September 7, 2021 after a lengthy battle with cancer.  

Bobby was a native of Winnfield and attended church at Central Assembly of God where he enjoyed watching his grandchildren sing.  He was a graduate of Northwestern State University with a degree in Criminal Justice.   He was a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served in Marine Helicopter Squadron One.  (HMX-1) is a United States Marine Corps helicopter squadron responsible for the transportation of the president and vice president of the United States, heads of state, Department of Defense officials, and other VIPs as directed by the Marine Corps and White House Military Office.  Bobby proudly served in the HMX-1 during the Presidential Term of Ronald Regan.   He also loved serving as a police officer in various departments throughout north and central Louisiana including the Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office, Winnfield Police Department, NSU Police Department, and the ULM Police Department.

Bobby is the son of the late James E. Poisso Sr. and Margie Lee Hughes Poisso.  He is also preceded in death by his son Adam Heath Poisso and father-in-law James L. Moore.  

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of thirty six years Jana Moore Poisso, daughter Allison Carpenter (Nick) and son Aaron Moore Poisso, grandchildren Savannah Lea Carpenter, Anna-Kate Rose Carpenter, Jameson Stewart Carpenter, siblings Jimmy Poisso (Lois), Margaret Crawford (Phillip), two nephews James Poisso, and Matt, Poisso and niece Jennifer Poisso.  He is also survived by his four legged children Lucy, Molly and Murdock. 

Friends may visit with the family at the Central Assembly of God at 1013 Ogden Street in Winnfield on Thursday, Sept, 9, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and also on Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.   The funeral procession will depart at 10:00 a.m. Friday from the church to Antioch Cumberland Cemetery in Quitman Louisiana.  Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Russell Jones officiating.  Services are in care of Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield.

Pallbearers will be Mark Johnson, Micah Harper, CBo Dean, Mike Guilliam, Mike Anyan, and Kevan Chandler.  Honorary pallbearers will be Stanley Martin, Winnfield Police Dept, ULM Police Dept, and all Law Enforcement. 

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