March 21, 1933 – December 9, 2008 In Loving Memory.
Willie Joseph La Cour, Jr., age 75, born in Moreauville, LA and a resident of Mobile, died Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at a local hospital.
Mr. La Cour was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church. In high school he won top honors in science from Louisiana. He graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in Electrical Engineering.
He pioneered designs on the earliest diagnostic ultrasound machines and helped develop new non-invasive measuring devices used in many industrial applications. He was a transport and combat pilot during the Korean Conflict with the US Air Force where he held the rank of Captain.
He is survived by a daughter, Sloane La Cour of Green Mountain Falls, Colorado and a son, Karl La Cour of Honolulu, Hawaii and other relatives and friends.
Mr. La Cour will be buried in his hometown of Moreauville at a later date.