Bonneau Driggs Lesesne, 75, departed
this life on Friday, March 14, 2014 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Lesesne was born the son of Bonneau
Dixon Lesesne and Adrain Rene Driggs Lesesne on October 28, 1938 in Florence.
He was a 1961 graduate of Wofford College and the Culinary Institute of
America in New York. He was the manager of BDL Properties and the
former CEO of Southeast Vending Company. He was the owner and
operator of several restaurants in the Florence area including: The
Greenbriar, Bonneau’s, Heritage Inn and Villa Bonneau’s. He served
in many professional organizations including: President of Toastmasters;
President of the Rotary Club-Andrews Chapter; President of the South Carolina
Automatic Merchandising Association; and the Florence County Chamber of
Commerce. As a professional businessman and caterer, Mr. Lesesne
was featured in the Southern Living Magazine and on the cover of Table
Top Dining. He was a professional drummer and traveled with many
orchestras. His greatest accomplishment and love was that of being
a husband, father, and papa.
He leaves behind: his wife,
Brenda Davis Lesesne; two daughters, Cynthia Ann Lesesne of Florence and
Cheri Angela Bishop of Cassatt; two step-children, Megan Crumbo of Columbia
and and Molly Crumbo of Andrews; and a step-grandson, Mason.
He was predeceased by: his parents;
the mother of his children, Dolores “Dee” M. Briggs; and a brother, David
Funeral Services will be 3:00 PM, Wednesday,
March 19, 2014 at the Andrews First Presbyterian Church directed by the
Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home. Officiating will be the
Rev. Clinton Stockton.
The Lesesne family will receive
family and friends from 6-8PM, Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at their home, 509
South Morgan Ave., Andrews SC.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to
serve the Lesesne family. Online condolences may be sent to McKenziechapels.com
or on our Facebook page.
Online condolences may be sent to McKenzie@McKenzieChapels.com