Louis E. Dumas

May 21, 2019

Louis E. Dumas, 92 of Gonzalez, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2019. Louis was born and grew up in Thomasville, AL. He joined the Army after graduating from high school. Louis was in Italy when WWII ended. He played semi-pro baseball for the Thomasville Ramblers. He graduated from Auburn and coached for two years at Fulton High in AL, then five years as an investigator for the Alabama Farm Bureau. Louis came to Pensacola in 1957 and taught math at Blount Junior High and got his master’s at the University of Southern Mississippi.

He was principal of Ernest Ward High School for five years, principal of Jim Allen, Century, Warrington Elementary, and retired from county office as an assistant superintendent.

Louis is preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth Marcus and Lyda; siblings, Patsy Henderson, Henry Dumas, Kenneth “Bubba” Dumas, and Harald Dumas.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years Helen; six children, Tommy (Rhonda), Tina Woods, Michael, Sandra Kirkland (Danny), Kenneth and Glenn; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Gonzalez Methodist Church with a visitation starting at 9 a.m. and the service following at 10 a.m.

Acts of kindness in Lou’s memory are requested.

The family would like to thank Covenant Care, especially Marti and Sunday for caring for Lou.

Trahan Family Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


One Response to “Louis E. Dumas”

  1. Mrs.Barbara(EW) on May 24th, 2019 11:33 am

    Mr.Glenn Dumas,I am so sorry for your loss……I know how much your Dad meant to you….I love you,Mr.D.

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