BOSSIER CITY – Noah Burford Silva was born October 29, 1986 and passed away June 23, 2013. He traveled the world extensively and his favorite country was Jamaica, which he visited often. He was enthusiastic and passionate about life and loved to go to new places, meet new people and experience new adventures. It gave him great pleasure to be the “Life of the party” and make people laugh. Noah was very curious about philosophy, religion and politics and loved to discuss – and argue his opinion – for hours on end.
He enjoyed the great outdoors, especially fishing. He always said it brought him a sense of peace and tranquility. He loved playing chess and formed a chess club when he was in college just so he could play. He was a fitness buff and could thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2013 at the Fellowship Community Church on Meadow Drive in Gloster, LA. Officiating will be Noah’s uncle, Brother Jay Burford. The family will receive visitors beginning at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at the Old Trinity Church Cemetery on Jesse Latin Road in Gloster, LA following the services.
Noah was preceded in death by his mother Susan Burford Silva and his grandfather Frank Burford. He is survived by his daughter Susan Elaine Silva, father Mike Silva and step mother Karen Lemmons-Silva, grandparents Joseph and Beverly Silva, grandmother Nancy B. Burford and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Pallbearers will be Lott Burford, Glen Davis, Kyle Field, Shane Silva, Ashton Hamm, and Andrew Van Tassel. Memorials may be made to the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse in memory of Noah.
“It’s not the number of breaths you take, but the number of times life takes your breath away.”