David Louis Beach, Sr. passed away on October 29, 2013 at the Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home in Reserve, LA. Born in Vicksburg, MS on August 24, 1939 and longtime resident of Metairie, LA., he is the son of the late Anna Mae and David John Beach. He is survived by his loving wife, Gloria Liuzza Beach and children, David, Jr. (Kathleen), Nicole Beach Elwood (John), Eric (Jackie), Mark (Melissa), Kevin (Jen), and Jon (Amanda) and grandchildren Gillian Skupin, Emma, Davey, Jack, Mason, Amelia, Grant, Jenna, Wyatt and Lily Beach and Keane and Jordan Elwood. Also survived by siblings Jerry and Michael Beach and Janis Ahrons. He was a graduate of Holy Cross High School and St. Edward's University Austin, TX. David proudly and honorably served his country in the U. S. Army
. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and environmentalist. Through the years, David was an officer and member of many sportsmen, environmental and service organizations including Moisant Kiwanis and Jefferson Rod and Gun Club. He will be sadly missed by many. Family and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at St. Edward the Confessor Church, Metairie, LA on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 12:00 Noon. Friends may visit after 10:00 AM at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Joseph Seminary, Covington, LA, Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans, LA., Jesuit High School or Holy Cross High School preferred.