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Funeral for former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer held in Baton Rouge

KSLA News 12 will livestream the services May 25 and May 27 in this story
“The revolution is not over. It’s just begun.” Shreveport native Charles Elson “Buddy” Roemer...
“The revolution is not over. It’s just begun.” Shreveport native Charles Elson “Buddy” Roemer III spoke those words during his campaign party in Shreveport the night Louisiana voters chose him as their governor. He went on to say that election could be summed up in one word: change.(Source: Louisiana Digital Media Archive)
Updated: May. 25, 2021 at 11:18 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Funeral services have been set for former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer, who passed away Monday, May 17 at the age of 77.

The first of the two funerals was held Tuesday, May 25 at Istrouma Baptist Church in Baton Rouge.

Program of speakers at former Gov. Buddy Roemer's funeral service in Baton Rouge, La.
Program of speakers at former Gov. Buddy Roemer's funeral service in Baton Rouge, La.(KSLA)

The second service will be in Shreveport at First United Methodist Church on Thursday, May 27. Visitation starts at 9:30 a.m. with the service set for 11 a.m.

KSLA News 12 will livestream both services in this story.

The family asks, in lieu of flowers, those wishing to honor Roemer’s memory donate to the American Diabetes Association or to the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools’ Little Free Libraries Project.

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