David Ponthier

Celebration of Life

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, August 5, 2022
Audubon Funeral Home
61101 Hwy 11
Slidell, Louisiana, United States

Obituary of David “Dave” Michael Ponthier

David “Dave” Michael Ponthier, of Lacombe, Louisiana, passed away on July 26, 2022 at the age of 68.  He was a native of New Orleans, Louisiana, born on October 2, 1953 to his loving parents, the late Haybon “Hap” Ponthier and Beverly Savoie Ponthier. Dave is the cherished father of Stuart Michael Ponthier, Dustin Christopher Ponthier, Brooke Annette Ponthier, and Erica Marie Ponthier; proud grandfather of Autumn Naomi Watts; and treasured brother of Stephen Ponthier, Robin Rosenthal (Steve), and the late Wade Ponthier (Yvette). He is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Dave attended the University of New Orleans and Louisiana Technical Institute and is an Alum of Holy Cross High School and St. Louis Cathedral School. He operated the family business, Hap's Drayage, after the death of his father prior to his career as a master carpenter and contractor, a career he thoroughly enjoyed. Dave also enjoyed gardening, fishing, cooking, and fixing cars. He was a talented musician, playing both the French horn and piano. He shared knowledge and advice with friends and strangers alike. He also loved taking care of his pet raccoon, Lucy. Dave will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life on Friday, August 5, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Audubon Funeral Home in Slidell. Memories and condolences may be expressed at www.AudubonFuneralHome.com

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