Charles B. David
Charles B. David, 88, formerly of Alpine, TX, passed away Thursday, Aug. 23, from complications due to viral pneumonia. Graveside Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27, at Evergreen Cemetery in Orange with his nephew, the Rev. Larry David officiating.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Monday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Mr. David was a native of Orange, but had lived in Alpine for the past 30 years. Residents of Alpine would see Charles on his walk to McDonald’s every morning. They sometimes would see him hiking in the Davis Mountains as a volunteer with the parks service.
Charles served in the U.S. Army during WWII and retired from Houston Natural Gas. He was a life member of the NRA, an expert and decorated pistol marksman, and an accomplished woodworker.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Roger Vernon David and Jules David; his sister, Dorothy McGrory; and nephew, Jim David.
He is survived by his sister, Miriam Campbell of Novi, MI; and 13 nieces and nephews, Charley McGrory, John David, Larry David, Kathy McClelland, Jeanie David, Bill Campbell, Bob Campbell, Julie Lyons, Cindy Thelen, Mary Irene Murray, Joanie Foreman, Janie Leedy, and Annie Koehler.
Serving as Pallbearers will be his great nieces and nephews.
Contributions may be made to the Heritage House Museum, 905 West Division, Orange, Texas 77630 or Evergreen Cemetery, P.O. 381, Orange, Texas 77631.