Edgar Francis Veillon
Edgar Francis Veillon
  • October 16, 1931 - July 31, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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Edgar Francis Veillon passed away on July 31, 2017 at the age of 85. He is preceded in death by his parents, Edgar J. Veillon and Augusta Shoemaker, and by his brother, Rudolph “Rudy” Veillon. Edgar Veillon graduated from St. Henry Grammar School and Alcee Fortier High School. He studied psychology, Philosophy and real estate appraisal at Tulane University in New Orleans. Mr. Veillon served in the United States Marine Corp. He participated in the Louisiana Wildlife Federation for over 50 years where he was a past president for some time. He was a member of the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana and was a board member of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial gathering on Monday, August 7, 2017 from 9AM until 11AM at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. New Orleans.