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David Anthony Eaglin passed away on Thursday, March 2 2017. David was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 15, 1967. He was the youngest son of James "Jimmy" and Florida Eaglin. David was educated at an early age at Immaculate Heart of Mary Grammar School. He attended Holy Redeemer High School and graduated from Marion Abramson High School.
David was employed by the Westin Hotel and continued throughout his life working at many odd jobs. David loved the outdoors. There was always competition between him and his fishing buddies on who caught the most or the biggest fish. Many of David's friends are those who grew up with him as a young boy and most of them are still living in the same neighborhood. In his late twenties, David and Fonda Fontenot had two children, Kyra and Kyle. They were the love of his life and his mother's joy.
To cherish his memory, David leaves behind his mother, Florida Guillmette Eaglin; two children, Kyra and Kyle one brother, Kerry Eaglin (Lauren Blouin); one uncle, Edgar Guillmette (Gwen), one aunt Ciele Pailet(Jean) and his nephew Michael Eaglin. He also leaves behind to mourn his loss, are cousins, Jeffery, Robin, Lisa, Fran, Elania, Suzette and Jeannie and a host of friends and neighbors. David was preceded in death by his father, James "Jimmy" Eaglin his uncle Joseph Guillmette(Delores) and his beloved grandparents Lawrence and Irene Eaglin and Clarence and Pauline "Big Mama" Guillmette.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Celebration of Life at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at St. Paul Catholic Church, 7300 Chef Menteur Hwy., New Orleans. Visitation will begin at 8:30 AM. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home. Please visit www.rhodesfuneral.com to sign the online guestbook.