William Jamile Hassien

December 12, 1991 ~ May 19, 2011

William Jamile Hassien,19 years of age, of Sulphur, went to meet his Lord, on May 19, 2011. Will was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to the proud parents of Ellis and Hollis Hassien. Will was a very active young man and was involved in many activities. He enjoyed showing livestock, was an avid hunter, a star football player for Sulphur High and McNeese State University. Will also had a strong passion for soccer. He loved being with his family and friends and will be missed by all. He was a state winner in Pig showmanship. He also received numerous other 4H awards. He was an all district football and soccer player. Named all Southwest and all state football player and all state Honorable Mention. Holds the Sulphur High Record in 200 meter dash which earned him a football scholarship to McNeese State. Will was an Honors graduate from Sulphur High. He is survived by his loving parents, Ellis and Hollis Hayes Hassien, one sister, Sarah Hassien, one brother, Jacob Hassien. Will was loved by his paternal grandmother Pat Hassien, lovingly known to all as Kica. His great-great Aunt Inez Jackson. Uncle Mike and Aunt Linda Shirey and children Brian Shirey and spouse Toni and their children, Noah and Hannah Shirey all of Hammond, LA. Also Jessica Shirey and children Daniel and Callie of Hammond, LA. Mickey Kelley and daughter Lori Kelley-Mull and her two children Connor and Savannah of Cary, NC. Will is also surrounded in love by his extended family which includes: Lisa Hayes Boudreaux, Steven Boudreaux, Jodi Hayes Oliver, Richard Boo Oliver, and their children, Colby, Chloe, and Cesilee Oliver. Cody Hayes, Stacy Hayes, and their children, Guy and Gage Hayes. Lori Hayes Lemons, Charlie Lemons, and their children, Hadley and Cooper Lemons. Uncle Terry Hayes and his wife Aunt Pam, Dustin Hayes and his wife Amber Hayes, their children, Mason Smith, Samantha Hayes, and Hailey Hayes. Aunt Linda and Uncle Ivan Richard. Cousins Patrick Hayes and his family and Dick Hayes and his family. Will will be greeted in heaven by his maternal grandparents, Ma and Pa, (E.W. and Alla Ray Hayes) and his uncle, Mark Hayes. His paternal grandfather, Jamile Hassien. Arrangements have been entrusted to Robison Funeral Home in Sulphur, Louisiana. Visitation will be Saturday, May 21, 2011at Robison Funeral Home from 3:00-9:00 and will resume on Sunday, May 22 from 10-12. The funeral services will be held at Henning Methodist Church in Sulphur at 2:00 pm on Sunday, May 22, 2011. Burial will follow at Pine Hill Cemetery in Woodlawn. The family asks that all lift them up in prayer during this time and remember the wonderful and loving memories that each spent with Will. Pallbearers will include: Wesley Hayes, Kindall Broussard, Brandon Keiffer, Justin Johnson, Blake Sanner, Nick Tramonte, Matt LeBato, Josh East. Honorary Pallbearers are as follows: Chad Miller, Tanner Kukendal, Corey Olsen, Dylan Stizlein, Kyle Bougeouis, Garrett McCain, Ryan Perez, Alex Onxley, Oren Fontenot, Phillip Boyette, Logan Hayes and Cole Gunter. Special recognition to the Sulphur High School Class of 2010 and the McNeese State University football team. Family requests that all football players please wear your jerseys. Donations can be made to William J. Hassien Memorial Athletic Scholarship Fund.

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  1. Please know that our family is praying for you all and will continue to do so in the days to come. Much love to Ellis, Hollis, and your precious family.

  2. Hollis and Ellis, sweet Sarah and Jacob.. You are in my heart and prayers during this difficult time. All of your family has always been a shining light. Our thoughts are with you. Love, Jay and Cheryl Woodley and kids

  3. No words can express how deeply sorry my family and I were to here of your loss. My heartfelt sympathy is with you and your family in this most difficult time. We pray God gives you the strength to carry on. May God bless you and your family.

  4. The right words are hard to find. Will and Orrin became fast friends at McNeese. He will be deeply missed. Please know that your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. May God will guide you through this very difficult time. We are all hear for you as well.

  5. Ellis, Hollis, Sarah and Jacob, I am praying for all of you. Words can not express how my heart is aching for you. Please ask our precious Lord Jesus to wrap his arms around you and carry you through this time in your lives.

  6. Dear Hollis and Ellis and children, I am so deeply sorry for your tragic and untimely loss of Will. He was such a precious boy full of life. My heart is heavy with grief for all of you. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May the Lord Jesus wrap His arms around you and heal your sorrow. Please let me know if I can do anything at all. God Bless! Fran Bice

  7. Hollis, Ellis and your beautiful family, please know that I am in constant prayer for you to have God's peace as you go through this impossibly difficult time.

  8. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  9. Hollis and Ellis, words are insufficient to explain our deep sorrow for your loss of Will. He had such a bright life that touched so many. I will never forget that little boy running all over the hill while we sat and watched in Houston. It is our priviledge to celebrate and honor the life he was given and lived so fully. I hope you can feel the strength from our prayers and so many many others who love you and Will.

  10. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  11. Words cannot express my sorrow for your loss. May God give you strength though this most difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love – Kelly

  12. Please accept my condolences in the loss of your precious son-my prayers are with you all. God Bless your family. Only your faith in our Lord can get you through this-cling to Jesus.

  13. So sorry for your loss. Will was an awesome young man. Prayers are with all of you during this time.

  14. Will had a wonderful life with the best parents and family I know. My heart goes out to you and I will have you in my prayers. God is in control and somehow something good will come from this. It is a promise in the Bible. I pray for your peace.

  15. We will always remember the days we spent at daycare with you Will. Rest in Peace

  16. So very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. I used my daughter's email address to send you our sympathy. Henrietta Dubroc and family.

  17. We are deeply sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and our prayers are with you.

  18. Ellis and Hollis – we are so deeply greived by your loss and wish we were able to be there with you. Know that we are covering you in prayer this weekend and in the months to come. The boys, especially Chase, want Jacob to know they send their love and hugs across the miles to their buddy. Will was always a larger-than-life figure to them and that is how he will be remembered. May the comfort and love of your enormous network of family and friends sustain you through this very difficult time in your lives. We love and miss your family – deb and the boys

  19. Our prayers are showering over your family. May God hold you all close and give you peace. God Bless!

  20. Words cannot say how sorry we are for your loss. You truly have a beautiful angel in heaven looking down on you. Our prayers and thoughts are with your family. May God help and heal your family at this difficult time.

  21. To Will's family, I only knew Will as my patient for several yrs. (Dr. Moses office)Everytime he came for his check-up, he always came through the door with the biggest smile on his face. He was most handsome and so very polite. My heart aches for each one of you. Know that my continued prayers will be with you daily and may you continue to cherish the memories of Will. In prayer-asking God to wrap his arms around you and hold each of you so very close to him today and all the days ahead. Much Love, Angela

  22. Dear Pat, I pray that God will strengthen and comfort you and your family as much as is possible at this time. Love, Suzanne Roberts

  23. Will was a wonderful student and athlete.Although this is a sad day in our community of Sulphur and Lake Charles, there is joy in heaven as Will joins the angels and saints. He will be missed. Sincerely, Coach & Mrs. McFatter & Family

  24. There are no words of comfort I can express right now. May you just know that all of you are in my family's prayers. We pray that you can feel God's presence during this extremely difficult time. You will be in our thoughts and prayers at this time and for the journey forward!

  25. Hollis and family, I am very sorry for ya'lls lose. I am keeping ya'll in my prayers. Carrie Denison Savoy & family

  26. So sad to hear the news about your son Will. We are sending you love and blessings during this challenging time. Stephanie

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