VILLE PLATTE - Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Ville Platte on Monday, April 29, 2019 for David Ortego, 68, who passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019 in Eunice.
Father Blake Dubrock will conduct funeral services.
Burial will take place in the Gates of Heaven Cemetery.
David Ortego was born in Ville Platte on January 3, 1951 to John E. Ortego, Sr. and Mable Ortego and was a life-long resident of Ville Platte. David was a talented body shop repairman who worked for Roy Motors in Opelousas for over 40 years. He was an avid collector of antiques and enjoyed his antique hunting trips to New Orleans. David also loved acquiring old cars then bringing them back to show room condition. When at home, David loved working in his yard and was very proud of its appearance. David will be greatly missed by many people.
He is survived by his brother, John M. Ortego; half-brother, Gene Ortego; sister, Nora Jane Ortego; and dear friend, Gerard Guidry.
David is preceded in death by is parents, John E. Ortego, Sr. and Mable Ortego; brother, John E. Ortego, Jr.; and half-sister Wilda Ortego.
The family requests that visitation be observed at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Ville Platte on Monday, April 29, 2019 from 9:00 AM until time of service.
Family and friends may leave condolences for the family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoin's Funeral Home in Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements