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“Dear Fellow Brother and Sister in Christ,We at F.B.C. Carencro were apprised of the passing of Kelly's Dad just this morning, March 29, 2015. We...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Rev. Nick Peters - Carencro, LA

“Always a smile standing at rear of church greeting everyone and handing out bulitons. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Linda K. Ardoin - Gray, LA

“What a wonderful man ...but, don't think of him as gone ...his life is just beginning. My heart goes out to you because I know you will miss him .....Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Patricia Gravois - Jacksonville, FL

“NORMA SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT DAVE'S DEATH. MAY GOD BE WITH YOU AT THIS TIME OF YOUR GREAT LOSS. MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR CHILDREN. LOVE,...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: gwen LEBLANC - SCHRIEVER, LA

“Sorry for your loss Ms Norma ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Debi - Houma, LA

“Prayers to you all. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Deborah Lowman - THIBODAUX, LA

“I was shocked to hear of Dave's passing. I knew him from my working at Dufrene Building Materials in Thibodaux, LA. Dave was a gentleman . He was...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Stan Cantrelle - Schriever, LA


David J. Roten, 74, a native of Virginia and resident of Schriever, was born on September 29, 1940 and passed away on March 26, 2015 at his home after a battle with cancer.

Visitation will be Friday, March 27, 2015 at Thibodaux Funeral Home (104 St. Patrick Hwy., Thibodaux) from 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM and on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Christian Assembly (1971 West Park Avenue, Schriever) from 9:30 AM till funeral time. A religious service will take place at 11:00 AM at the church.


He is survived by his wife Norma Melancon Roten; children, Bambi "Lynn" Rayburn and husband Robert, Kelly Olivier and husband Todd, David "Scott" Roten and wife Bonnie, and Richard "Chris" Roten; siblings, Helen Nitroy, Belle Greer and husband James, Melba Hartsoe, Ann Kilgore and husband Pete, and James "Jimmy" Roten and wife Alice ; grandchildren, Sara Rayburn and husband Jack McCaffrey, Kayti Rayburn, Michael Olivier and wife Jamie, Amanda Rogers and husband Clint, Ryan Roten and wife Brittany, Stephen Roten, Kristen Roten, Megan Roten, Nicole Roten, and Jessica Denton; great- grandchildren, Ender Ryan and Isla Lindscombe.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Lillard Roten and Lucy Johnson Roten; siblings, Charles, Rob, Ray, and Joe Roten.

The family would like to thank Patti, Nathaniel and the entire staff at Haydel Memorial Hospice for their care and compassion.

He was a veteran of the US Army. He worked construction with LeBlanc Brothers, Trac-work, and finished his career owning his own business. He enjoyed wood working and was very active in his church and the Schriever Senior Center. If you would like to honor Dave's life, you can make a memorial donation to the charity of your choice in his honor.

Thibodaux Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.