July 08, 2018


Herbert Roman Sieger, Jr.
July 10, 1922 - July 07, 2018

Herbert Roman Sieger, Jr., age 95 and a resident of Bogalusa, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his family. Mr. Sieger was born on July 10, 1922 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Herb was a World War II Veteran serving in the Marines and Air Force. He was a member of the Bogalusa Lions Club and an active member/Sunday School Teacher for Lee’s Creek Baptist Church. Herb was ordained as a Deacon by First Baptist Church, Biloxi, MS on December 6, 1984. He served as Monarch of the Farhad Grotto in New Orleans. While living in Pikeville, North Carolina, Herb was a member of the Pikeville Lions Club and had the privilege of serving the town of Pikeville as Commissioner and Mayor.
Herb was preceded in death by his loving wife of 70 years, Dorothy Cox Sieger. He is survived by three sons Randy L. (Denise) Sieger of Slidell, LA, Richard G. (Mary) Sieger of Memphis, TN, Ronald M. (Claudia) Sieger of Bogalusa, LA; two daughters Sue Sieger (Jeff) Harrison of Dudley, NC, Jill Sieger (Chris) Haag of Commerce, GA; 12 grandchildren Randy L. Sieger, Jr., Heather Sieger, Jeremy (Charlotte) Sieger, Margaret Sieger, Tiffany Haag, Phillip Haag, Kristyna (Hector) Dowdy, Stephen (Megan) Sieger, Brandon Sieger, Joshua (Rachel) Harrison, Matthew Harrison, and Timothy (Jessica) Harrison; 12 great grandchildren Amanda (Chris) Bennett, D.J. Galatas, Alyssa Haag, Jillian Dowdy, Sophia Dowdy, Sadie Sieger, Ezekiel Harrison, Mackenzie Harrison, Noah Harrison, Nathan Harrison, Natalie Harrison, and Jackson Harrison; 1 great-great grandchild, Claire Bennett; and his faithful companion, Cookie.
Services will be Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home with visitation starting at 9:30 am and will stay open until the funeral service at 11:30 am in the chapel. Rev. Keith Sheridan and Rev. Dennis Allen will officiate and interment will follow at Lee's Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to either of these wonderful organizations:

  • Helping Kids With Hemiplegia Camp in honor of his great granddaughter, Mackenzie Harrison. Checks may be made out to UNC Children’s Promise and mailed c/o Sue Harrison, 200 Gable Dr, Dudley, NC 28333
  • Exceptional Foundation of West TN in honor of his granddaughter Margaret Sieger. Checks can be mailed to 4965 Willow Rd, Memphis, TN 38117.

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