David B Mattos Sr

David Mattos Sr

David B. Mattos Sr., 67 years old, died Monday, September 14th at Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Medical Center Houston, TX.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.

David resided in Colfax, LA where he was a member of Colfax Methodist Church.

He was a truck driver up until his first heart attack in the early 1980's.  He then attended Jones Junior College in Ellisville, MS and became a computer programmer.  He was a systems analyst for companies in the Kenner, LA area until he retired.  After serving in both the Vietnam and Korean Wars, he was a veteran of the United States of America.

David was born in New Orleans, LA on July 24, 1948 to Orear Yarbrough Mattos Bruick and Philip Mattos who are both deceased.  He was one of four children.  Two brothers Philip Mattos Jr. of Metairie, LA and Michael Mattos deceased and sister Marie Garma Anzalone of New Orleans, LA.

He leaves his ex-wife Ruth Rustin Mattos, Daughters Karen Langley(Mike), Tracy Ulmer, Angela Strickland(Ricky), and son David B. Mattos Jr. all of Laurel, MS.  Six grandchildren Dory Langley, Casey Ulmer, Zach Mattos, Gabe Langley, Charlee Mattos and Justin Ulmer.  Special family in Louisiana Patricia Baron of Colfax, LA, Renee Baron, Kimberly Honea(Jeremiah) and two special grandchildren Christian and Michael of Alexandria, LA.  Very Special Friend Paul Angus of Colfax, LA.

Our family would like to thank the friends and family for all the love and prayers during our daddy's illness.