Allen Tanner Headley passed away unexpectedly on March 16, 2018 at the age of 31 while on duty at Plaquemines Parish Fire Department. Beloved husband of Lauren Plaisance Headley. Father of Catherine Herron. Son of Anthony Bourgeois and the late Barbara Headley. Brother of Justin M. Bourgeois and Ryan P. Bourgeois. Grandson of Elizabeth Anne Headley (late Allen) and Mildred Bourgeois (late Arthur). Uncle of Christian Bourgeois. Cousin of Megan Dufresne, Elizabeth Scott, T.C. Parks, and Margaret-Anne Parks. Son-in-law of Jane and Eloi Plaisance. A native of Gretna, LA, and resident of Pensacola, FL and Belle Chasse, LA since 2009. Allen was a Fireman and Certified EMT with Plaquemines Parish Fire Department since 2010.
Relatives and Friends of the Family are invited to attend the Memorial Visitation at Plaquemines Parish Fire Department, Belle Chasse, LA on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 12 Noon until Memorial Service time at 3 PM. Interment will be private. Mothe Funeral Homes handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations in Allen’s memory to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation by visiting https://www.firehero.org/donate or call (301)447 1365.
The flags at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial have been placed at half-staff in honor of Fallen Firefighter Allen Headley. We wish to extend our deepest sympathy to the family, friends and members of Plaquemines Parish fire services.
Dear Fire Chief Robichaux,
Sir, on behalf of everyone here at the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) and the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, please allow me to again extend condolences on the passing of Firefighter-Operator Allen Headley to you, the Plaquemines Parish Fire District # 2, friends, family members, and the community for whom he served.
A firefighter fatality notification has been issued by USFA and the flags at the Memorial (http://www.firehero.org/fallen-firefighters/memorial-park/) have been and will remain lowered to half-staff over the coming days in honor of Firefighter-Operator Headley (photo attached). I have also posted the information online via our listserve and the USFA website (http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/ and https://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/detail?fatalityId=4713).
Please let me know if I can be of assistance in any way.
Mark A. Whitney
Fire Programs Specialist
National Fire Data Center
United States Fire Administration
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Department of Homeland Security
16825 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
U.S. National Grid: 18SUJ00539637
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