David Traylor

Published 12:57 pm Thursday, March 1, 2018

David Ray Traylor, who was born in Baton Rouge on Jan. 9, 1934, died in Bogalusa on Feb. 24, 2018, after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease.

After his discharge from the U.S. Marine Corps, he received a bachelor’s degree from LSU in business administration. He worked for several years for Air America in the Far East. For more than 40 years, he was an importer of folk art and native crafts from around the world.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Preston L. Traylor and Samina Rogillio Traylor; and his grandparents David and Lydia Rogillio.

He is survived by his brothers, Preston L. Traylor, Edward Traylor and Michael Traylor; and his sister, Marilyn Traylor Durand; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

His funeral service will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Bogalusa on Sunday, March 4, at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 511 Avenue D, Bogalusa, LA 70427.

To view and sign the guestbook, visit online at www.pooleritchiefuneralhome.com.