Peter G. Bourbeau II


Mr. Peter George Bourbeau II, 57, of Bloxom, husband of Michelle Wessells Bourbeau, passed away on Dec. 22, 2022, in Salisbury, Md.
Born on March 11, 1965, in Cape May, N.J., he was the son of the late Peter George Bourbeau Sr. and the late Estelle Durham Bourbeau.
After moving around when he was younger, “Peter G.” eventually moved to Bloxom for good. He began his love for firefighting in 1985 with Bloxom Volunteer Fire Company. He worked numerous years in the grocery store business at Be-Lo, Food City, Fresh Pride, Meatland, Kmart, and even the Mexican Food Truck delivering across North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. He worked in medical transport for many years, retiring from MTI in 2014. Peter G. was a lifetime member and previous president and vice president of Bloxom Volunteer Fire Company, where he devoted his time and talent helping others and encouraging all those he worked with. He was also a member of the Bloxom Town Council. He was an avid Delmarva Shorebirds and NY Giants fan. He loved people, interacting with those he encountered while servicing his community in one way or another.
Other than his wife, Peter G. is survived by his brother, James “Snookie” Bagwell; sister, Karen Brooks, of Harkers Island, N.C.; nephews, Jody Bagwell, of Bloxom, Sean Bagwell, of Bloxom, Michael Bagwell, of Bloxom, and Tommy Bagwell, of Parksley; niece, Angela Taylor, of Virginia Beach; and cousins, Belinda and Robbie Sterling, of Bloxom.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022, at 2 p.m., from the Bloxom Volunteer Fire Company with Pastor Mark Layne officiating.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Bloxom Volunteer Fire Company.
Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

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