Walter “Bubba” Bogan

Published 1:53 pm Wednesday, December 20, 2023

“Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5-6″

Walter “Bubba” Bogan was born April 14, 1958, in Picayune, MS to the late Robert and Mable Bogan. Walter attended the Picayune School District and later employed with Ingall’s Shipyard and Avondale. He later was employed with Mason Chamberlain, Inc. for many years as a Quality Control Foreman. Walter ventured out and started his own business as a carpet and flooring installer. Walter has performed many jobs in the community and surrounding areas and has touched many people’s lives. Walter was considered a “jack of all trades.” As a young boy, Walter helped his parents in their Funeral Home business and was a great asset to the company until his health failed.

Walter was a member of the Pilgrim Bound Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Henry S. Marshall. Walter was loved by many for his caring and loving spirit. His passion was loving and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

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God saw that he was getting tired, so on December 12, 2023, God called his name, and he peacefully answered the call and accepted his eternal resting place in the arms of the Lord.

Walter was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Mabel Bogan; one (1) brother, Jackie “Freddie” Bogan; three (3) sisters, Shirley “Lump” Bogan, Doris Granderson and Dovie Williams.

Walter leaves to cherish his precious memories, wife, Katrina Bogan; three (3) daughters, Requita (Marcel) Magee, Kamesha (Anthony) Coleman and Britney (Corey) Bogan, all of Picayune, MS; nine (9) grandchildren, Anthony Jones, Jordan Dedeaux, Jessica Magee, Jayla Coleman, Braylen Coleman, Kylynn Coleman, Jeremy Jackson, Corey Jackson and Marcel Graves; two (2) great-grandchildren, Jasiah Magee and Jordan Dedeaux; six (6) sisters, Anna Stewart, Carolyn Johnson, Margaret Straugh (Clayton), Terry Lynn Bumpers, Suzette Neely (Charles) and Anita Bogan (Jessie); two (2) brothers, Robert Bogan, Sr. and David Wayne Bogan (Phyllis); sisters-in-law, Beverly Bryant, Sherrie Robinson, Margo Travis and Jacqueline Travis; brothers-in-law, Ricardo Bryant, Vincent Robinson, Kevin Smith and Derrick Travis; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation Friday, 12/23/23, at 11:00 am. Service to follow at 12:00 pm; Pilgrim Bound Baptist Church, 921 N Blanks Ave, Picayune MS.”