1974 – 2019
Woodstock, GA – Shane Jean-Louis Bourret, 45, died unexpectedly as a result of a violent crime on May 2, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. He was the loving husband of Miyoko (Yamamoto) Bourret. Born in Findlay, Ohio, he was the son of John (Jean-Louis) Bourret of Montpelier, VA and Cheryl Ann Iler, of Canton, GA.
In addition to his wife and parents, Shane leaves behind his three beloved sons, Ian Jean-Louis, 19; Ashton Yukio, 14; Liam Jaden, 10; six half siblings Marah, Michael, Veronica, Jacinta, Jeannine and Johnica; his Aunts, Kathy Major, Kim Kalte, Pamela Foreman, Marie Therese Bemis; his Uncles Jim Iler, Jeff Iler, Dan Bourret, Luke Bourret; his Grandfather, James Iler and his step mother Kimary Bourret.
Shane moved to the Atlanta, Georgia area with his mother in 1988. He lived in Glen Allen, Virginia for a time and graduated in 1992 from Hermitage High School. He served four years in the Navy at Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan and then returned to Atlanta, Georgia. He met his wife, Miyoko while serving his country on the U.S.S. Hewitt, DD-966, stationed in Japan. They married in Japan and started their life together in Woodstock, Georgia in 1998.
Shane was a loving father and adventurer spending time outdoors with his boys, “My Three Sons” as he referred to them. He experienced adventures in the Navy as well and loved being at sea, visiting ports of numerous countries, interested in local culture and cuisines from which he also developed a love for cooking.
Later employed as an Industrial Climber, working on oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, Shane was able to continue his love of seas, whether high up on the rig watching distant water spouts, or hanging from a harness below the platform watching the waves, the mystery of the waters, or the unpredictability of life, Shane drank it all in.
Although his life would separate him from his family from time to time, we will remember his beautiful smile, infectious laugh, and loving heart. Moreover, that life was ended, and Shane taken from us way too early. Most anyone Shane met soon became one of his friends, he had many. He is greatly loved and will be missed.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial for Shane on
Saturday July 13, 2019 at 10:30 am in St. Michael’s the Archangel Catholic Church, 490 Arnold Mill Road, Woodstock, GA 30188. In lieu of flowers there will be a college fund set up for his sons. To leave a memory of Shane, visit www.GilmanAndValade.com