In memory of
Phillip Joseph "T-Boy, Rudy, Pap-Pap" Schouest Sr.
Phillip Joseph ""T-Boy, Rudy, Pap-Pap"" Schouest, Sr. went home with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Phillip died peacefully on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at the age of 72. He was a lifelong resident of Westwego. Born in a camp in Westwego Waters on May 17, 1947. ""Rudy"" passion in life was fishing. He loved catching and cleaning alligators with his family and friends with his mother sitting on the porch. He also worked at Avondale Shipyard for over 40 years and made longtime friends while there. ""T-Boy"" was the son of the late Alton Phillip Schouest of Lockport, LA and the mother he adored Annabelle Josephine Rausch Schouest of Westwego, LA. Phillip was the beloved husband of Alida Dupre' Schouest of Opelousas, LA for 51 years. A proud father of Tee Schouest (Shannon Wright), Phyllis Marie Schouest (Peter Whittington) and Phillip J. Schouest, Jr. Special fatherly love to Harris J. Bubba Schouest, Jr. Awesome Paw-Paw to Logan M. and Baylee R. Children of Phillip, Jr. and Jessica O. Schouest. Bradley Z. ""Willy"" Schouest, son of Phyllis M. and Harris J. ""Bubba"" Schouest, Jr. Phillip was the beloved brother to Leroy J. ""Bighead"" Schouest (Sybil), the wonderful Lena M. Schouest (Tommy) and David ""Pete"" Schouest. Brother to the late Geraldine M. Smith, Elton A. Schouest, Ethel S. Gambino and Nathan W. ""Nate"" Schouest. He is survived by a great host of beloved nieces and nephews. Beloved friends of many. Phillip was the best brother-in-law, father-in-law, Godfather, friend and person. He was funny, sweet, and kind. He stood his ground in what he believed in. Phillip J. Schouest, Sr. was one of a kind. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at the VFW Hall, 5033 Belle Terre Rd., Marrero, LA 70072 at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations for Masses at Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, Westwego, LA. Online condolences available at www.westsideleitzeagan.com. For more information call Lena at (504) 247-6313 or Phyllis at (504) 994-0279.
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