2023ObituariesDavid Edward Barron

May 18, 2023by SealeUser22

A devoted husband, father, son, brother, and paw paw, he passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2023, with loved ones by his side. He was 66, and a full-time employee of the State of La Office of Risk Management for years. Visiting will be at Seale Funeral Home, 1720 S. Range Ave. in Denham Springs, on Saturday, May 20th starting at 9 AM, with religious service to follow at 11 AM. Survived by his wife, Patricia K. Barron; two sons, Kenny Barron, Kevin Barron and wife Kristine; three grandsons, Maxwell Ray, Alexander David and Oliver Saint Barron; brother Bob Barron; brother-in-law David Kimble; brother-in-law Terry Kimble and wife Tracy; niece and nephew Allison Kimble and Kyle Kimble; Cousins Blake Linder and wife Ashley, Wes King and wife, Glenda, Cecil Carwile and wife, Melanie, Guy Carwile and wife, Stephanie; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Winstead Barron, and father, Emerson Millard Barron, Mother-in-law Nita Kimble, and father-in-law RL Kimble. Dave was an avid steam train, racing, and LSU fan and loved to build models in his spare time. He was a great friend to so many, to know him is truly to love him. His absence will be deeply felt by his beloved family and friends, who will forever cherish the memories they shared with him.




  • Ahsan A. Alam

    September 10, 2023 at 4:46 pm

    I am speechless. Dave Barron and I had a few common interests. Spending time with family (which Dave did with his grandchildren and others) is one of those. I acquired many Danbury and Franklin Mint die-cast models from him. We talked about Unique Replica, Crown Premiums, American Mint collectibles that were under rated in this era. A friend like Dave Barron can only be missed from time to time – looking at part of his collection that I have currently. My almighty reward the soul of such a good man. Amen.


  • Ernesto Egoavil

    May 25, 2023 at 8:28 pm

    My most sincere condolences Ms. Pat, to you and your family. David and you have always been so very helpful at ORM with all my projects. I will miss the most however running into both of you at lunchtime, seeing both of you enjoying your table together was always a bright moment of the day.
    May he rest in peace.


  • Julian S. “Bud” Thompson, Jr.

    May 24, 2023 at 8:05 pm

    Pat, you have my condolences. Dave was truly a light in ORM. I enjoyed working with him during my tenure. You and yours are in my prayers.


  • Ellen Jenkins

    May 24, 2023 at 6:59 pm

    Dear Pat,
    I am very sad to hear of your loss. David helped me with a problem just a few weeks ago! I always have enjoyed working with you and David, and have appreciated your generous assistance so many times! Sending prayers for you and your family. Ellen


  • Perry Sims

    May 24, 2023 at 3:18 pm

    Dave was one of those folks who always had a smile and never met a stranger. We will all miss him around the workplace, he brightened up everyone’s day. Have to believe he’s in a much better place now. Hugs to you, Mrs. Pat.


  • charlie funderburk

    May 24, 2023 at 1:55 pm

    David and Pat Barron was the sunshine of the Claiborne Building. His passing has left the place a little darker.


  • Sherri Ganucheau

    May 22, 2023 at 4:14 pm

    Ms. Pat, I’m so sorry. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Dave was wonderful to work with, always pleasant – even with all my questions! I remember an ORM annual meeting several years ago. Dave was introducing himself to speak about the RC04. He spoke briefly about himself but ended that the most important part of his history/job description was being your husband and your chauffeur. Sherri G @ UNO


  • Farrel Hebert

    May 20, 2023 at 7:28 pm

    Dave was incredibly witty, funny. He was always in an “up” mood. He was the consumate professional at ORM and always happy to help out with any situation that was in his wheelhouse. He was well-respected by our clients. I know GOD has greater plans for him…love to Pat.


  • Vanessa Weber

    May 20, 2023 at 12:41 am

    Dave was truly a great guy! I was blessed to have him as a friend. He will truly be missed but never forgotten. My thoughts and prayers go out to Pat and whole family.


  • Larry and Connie

    May 19, 2023 at 11:36 pm

    Dear Pat,
    We are so very, very sorry to learn of David’s passing. Keep all the wonderful memories close to your heart. You are in our thoughts and our prayers. May the Angels lift you up & may God keep you in his care. Sending you care, love, and all of our best.
    Love, Larry & Connie Lichtenberg


  • Wanda Poche

    May 19, 2023 at 11:16 pm

    Oh, Pat, so terribly sorry to hear about Dave. He was such a kind and gracious gentleman. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! Love you always!!!


  • Dean Moberley

    May 19, 2023 at 9:47 pm

    I worked next door to Dave and Miss Pat for many years. They always had a smile on their face and a warm greeting in their hearts. He will be missed…..thoughts and prayers for the family he left behind.


  • Lynne Graner

    May 19, 2023 at 9:22 pm

    I didn’t know Dave personally but through the Zoom worship services each Sunday by Bro. Malcolm. I remember the last service where he looked so well and had such hopes for healing. May God bless you Pat and your family. I know you will miss him. Prayers continuing for your family now and the days ahead.


  • Gerri Baggett

    May 19, 2023 at 6:15 pm

    He was really a wonderful man!! I know he will be missed by so many. I’ll keep you in my prayers Mrs. Pat.


  • Bridget Tate

    May 19, 2023 at 6:01 pm

    He will be sorely miss. Love and prayers to all the family.


  • Linda LaCombe

    May 19, 2023 at 2:15 pm

    Dave will forever be in my ❤️ The love and laughter he brought into my life will be treasured. That “Dude” is cooler than “COOL”!
    I have truly been blessed to have him and his family in my life and I thank God for Dave and his family. Never have I seen such love and admiration from a man to his wife. He dearly loved his family and was proud to let everyone know it🥰 I admire that about him! A devoted man to his God and his family. Pat, I know this will be hard for you, just remember you and Dave are joined at the heart as one💞 I love you Pat and I will continue to pray for all of you🙏🙏🙏


  • Elaine C Wheat

    May 19, 2023 at 11:08 am

    His kind nature and ever present smile will always be remembered. Prayers for you all as you make life’s journey this side of heaven without him. Hugs to you, Patricia


  • Bob Barron

    May 19, 2023 at 3:47 am

    That is a wonderful obituary. David surely loved the steam trains, etc. He was a wonderful brother. I can still see him in his ’57 Chevy. Know you are in my prayers & thoughts. He sure Loved you Pat. He is not in pain any more. May the peace that passes all understanding come over you & family. May the Peace Of God Bless you and family. With Deepest Sympathy, Love Bob & Uncle Bob.


  • Tracy kimble

    May 19, 2023 at 3:00 am

    David was truly a blessing to be around. He could make you laugh until your stomach hurt. He could tell a story like no other. He cherished his family . He always treated Pat kind and put her first before himself. Always willing to help others. David will truly be missed by many.


  • Pam Roy

    May 19, 2023 at 2:13 am

    I’m just incredibly sorry for your loss. Dave was the sweetest man and he always had kind things to say about everyone. I’ll always remember him as standing firm in his faith. He loved the Lord and it showed in everything he did and said. He was one of a kind. God bless you and your entire family. I’ll be praying for all of you.


  • Guy W. Carwile

    May 18, 2023 at 10:50 pm

    Pat, You and your family have our deepest condolences. Dave was a wonderful, caring person and I am very proud to be one of his cousins. I remember our family visits to Las Cruces during our summer vacations to visit Grandma, Margaret, Emerson, Bob and Dave, We had such good times, I also fondly remember your wedding where I served as an usher – it seems like only yesterday. I am also thankful that Stephanie and I had the occasion to have a meal with you and Dave when you traveled up to Ruston to view the tornado damage on the Tech campus a few years ago. Please know that you are, and will continue to be, in our thoughts and prayers. Much love, Guy


  • Donna Bassett

    May 18, 2023 at 8:58 pm

    Dave was a wonderful guy. Your family has been continually in my prayers. Love to you, Pat.


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