LaBrosse, Robert "Bobby" Fred

Held Long Career With BellSouth

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Robert “Bobby” “Boudreaux” Fred LaBrosse, 73, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Sunday, April 17, 2016, in Hermitage, Tennessee.

He was the son of the late Isadore and Veronica LaBrosse and was preceded in death by his grandson, Andrew Christopher LaBrosse.

Bobby was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and retired from BellSouth after 36 years of service. He was currently working part-time with Centaur Courier Service.

He was a member of the Brainerd Masonic Lodge #736, York Rite, Alhambra Shrine, O Possum Creek Shrine Club, Royal Order of Jesters #39, Sunnyside OES #359, Red Fez Shrine Club and the BPOE Elks Lodge #91.

He attended OLPH Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Pauline “Polly” LaBrosse, of Chattanooga; eight children, Robert LaBrosse, Jr., of Metairie, LA, Kristen (Skip) Wendel, of Houston, David (Beth Ann) LaBrosse, of New Orleans, Christopher LaBrosse, of Chattanooga, Jeremiah LaBrosse, of Waveland, MS, Kenneth (Dotti) Hartman, of Ringgold, David (Heather) Hartman, of Chickamauga, Kristi Scott, of Chattanooga, 16 grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, two brothers, Isadore LaBrosse, of Chalmette, LA, Bradley LaBrosse, of Arabi, LA, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 22, in the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.  Military rites, Masonic rites and Shrine Honor Guard will be conducted at the service.

The family will receive friends from 5–8 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, and from 12–2 p.m. on Friday, April 22, at the funeral home.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Brainerd Masonic Lodge #736.

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Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, East Brainerd Chapel, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

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