David Leo Cabra

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Funeral services for David Leo Cabra, 43, of Hornbeck will be held at 2
p.m. on Dec. 12 at Grace Assembly Church in Hornbeck with Revs. Wayne Chance and Melvin Hatten officiating. Burial will follow in the Beckom Cemetery, under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of Leesville.
Visitation will be held
from 5 p.m. on Dec. 11 until the time of service on Dec. 12 at the church.
David, the son of Teddy Raymond and Christene Blackmon Cabra, was born Dec. 27, 1968, in Leesville. He passed away Dec. 9, 2012, at his residence in
Mr. Cabra graduated in 1986 from Hornbeck High School. He went to the Full Sail Music School in Florida where he graduated in 1987. He then went to the Electronic Instrumentation School in Alexandria and graduated in 1989. He
worked with the Fort Polk Pyrotechnics and Live Fire where he took part in training the FBI out of New Orleans and 5th Battalion. He was the logistics coordinator in Tikrit, Iraq where he witnessed the Black Hawk when it went down. He was only one
mile from where they captured Saddam and his palace. He had a lot of experiences overseas that changed his life.
David was highly appreciative and supported all veterans and all military. He posted on his Facebook and the Louisiana Black
Label Society Chapter about the fallen soldiers, and how he supported them and how much he respected them. He was responsible for setting up the Louisiana Black Label Society; a special thank you to all its members who have left condolences for the
David was a very talented rock musician who loved his family and music.
He was preceded in death by his father; grandparents, Leo Cabra, Melmo McCoullough, Lonnie and Vina Blackmon; and sister-in-law, Sherry Cabra.
He is survived by his wife, Malissa Cabra of Hornbeck; son, Nathan “Junior” Condon and wife, Nicole of Hornbeck; daughter, Jodi Condon of Hornbeck; mother, Chris Cabra of Hornbeck; brother, Teddy Cabra of Hornbeck; and grandchildren, Aja Mae
Condon and Kylee Shea Condon.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the Cabra family at www.labbymemorial.com.