The Orange Leader
Dave Mayard, 90, longtime resident of Orange passed away Thursday, October 18, 2012 in Jasper.
The funeral service will be on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. A visitation will be held from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City.
Dave was born July 24, 1922, in Erath, LA to Eraste and Edith (Broussard) Mayard. He served his country in The United States Coast Guard and later worked for DuPont as a security guard. He was also a member of the 9th and Elm Church of Christ.
Mr. Mayard was preceded in death by his parents and son, Dave Lee Mayard and is survived by his loving wife, Betty Gwin Mayard; daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah and Danny Ashworth and Brenda and Steve Chesson; son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Bonnie Attaway; 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.