A funeral service celebrating the life of Mr. David Antilley, 77, will be held at the First Baptist Church of Natchitoches, 508 Second Street, on Friday, January 21, 2022, at 11:30 A.M. with Brother Tommy Rush officiating. Interment will follow at Sanders Methodist Cemetery near Calvin, LA. The family will receive friends form 10:00 AM until time of the service at First Baptist Church of Natchitoches.
David Lawrence Antilley passed away January 19, 2022, with the love of his life, Helen, at his side. David, known by many as Pops, was born September 28, 1944, in Natchitoches, LA to Luther and Eloise Melba Prudhomme Antilley. Pops was a very loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend to many. Pops was an avid sportsman who loved watching and playing all sports. One of Pops favorite hobbies was watching the sunrise over the lake while he was fishing.
David was preceded in death by his parents, and his mother and father-in-law Sybil and Lee Roy Mixon. Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife Helen; children David and Janna Antilley, Melissa and Dan Korn, Michael and Missi Antilley; sister Melba and Pete Leone, brother Jack and Lee Ann Antilley, sister in law Carolyn and Billy Page, sister in law Trish and Orville Hunter, brother in law Lee Roy and Ruthie Mixon, and sister in law Joy Spillers; grandchildren Amber and Stephen Cribbs, Ashley Matt, Stephanie and Hunter Martin, Patrick and Jesseca Korn, Lelia and Jeremy Johns, Kaylee, Kaitlyn, Kyleigh, Kolten, Joshua, and Jacob Antilley; great-grandchildren Braylee, Michael, and Lillee Martin, Aubree, Alec, and Abram Cribbs, Grayson, Valerie, and James Matt, and soon to be baby Johns; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
David was a Christian who loved the lord and gave his life to Him. David loved when his children and grandchildren would attend church with him.
The family would like to thank his Church family, neighbors, and all friends for their outpouring of love at this time.