John David "Paw" Loftin

John David “Paw” Loftin, 61, of DeRidder, LA, passed from this life on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.


John enjoyed flower gardening, plants, grilling, traveling and most of all spending time with his family.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of thirty-seven years, Becky Loftin of DeRidder, LA; son, Nehemiah Loftin and Courtney of Deridder, LA; daughter, Janet Phelps and Brian of DeRidder, LA; brothers, Bear Loftin and Hazel of Rosepine, LA, Bubba Loftin and Sandra of DeRidder, LA; grandchildren, Ella, Cora, Braden, Luke and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.


He was preceded in death by his father, Pershing Loftin; mother, Marlene Archer; step-father, Jim Archer; step-mother, Lucille Loftin.


Brother Jim Miers will officiate the private funeral service. Pallbearers will be family and friends.

John David "Paw" Loftin