MAMOU -- David Scott Reed, a beloved member of the Mamou community, passed away on November 8, 2023, leaving behind cherished memories that will forever warm the hearts of his family and friends. With a soft-spoken tone, we celebrate the life of David, a man whose friendly demeanor and playful nature brightened the lives of those he encountered.
Born on September 29, 1983, in Mamou, Louisiana, David brought joy to his parents Kenneth Wayne Reed and Jacqueline Arnaud. Growing up in Mamou, David embraced his vibrant Cajun heritage and developed a deep love for the local zydeco music scene. Whether he was swaying to the melodies of Keith Frank's accordion or dancing with his nieces at family gatherings, David's passion for music was infectious.
In addition to his love for music, David found simple pleasures in life. He adored indulging in McDonald's chicken nuggets and fries with a large, sweet tea - no ice. There was something about the familiar taste that brought him comfort and happiness. And when it came to transportation, David had an adventurous spirit. He enjoyed riding in big trucks and relished the freedom provided by cycling through scenic routes.
David's larger-than-life personality shone brightly wherever he went. Known as a big flirt with the ladies, he made everyone feel special with his charming smile and warm compliments. His affable nature made him a cherished friend among both men and women alike. Whether engaging in lighthearted banter or offering unwavering support during difficult times, David knew how to make each person feel valued.
Playing with his nieces was one of David's greatest joys in life. Their laughter filled the air as they played games together and created unforgettable memories that will be treasured forever. He treated them with affectionate care and reveled in their boundless energy. The love between uncle and nieces created an unbreakable bond that will endure even in his absence.
David Scott Reed is survived by his mother, Jacqueline Arnaud; his siblings, Charles Wayne Reed, and Crystal Gayle Reed; his four aunts, Pamela Hayes of Mamou, Penny Granger and husband Joe of Mamou, Laura Fuselier and husband Charles of Mamou and Billy Jean Landreneau and husband Johnny of West Wego; six nieces, Jasmine Reed of Mamou, Lucy Reed of Mamou, Angelina Soto of Mamou, Caitlyn Delafosse of Mamou, Gabriella Delafosse of Mamou, and Josie Delafosse of Mamou.
Those who wish to express their condolences or share memories of David can do so by visiting www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoin's Funeral Home of Mamou is honored to serve the Reed family during this difficult time.