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Mr. David Leonel Menchaca

Obituary for Mr. David Leonel Menchaca

May 31, 1941 - August 20, 2020
San Antonio, Texas | Age 79


David L. Menchaca, age 79, passed away in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, August 20, 2020. Born on May 31, 1941 in Laredo, TX to Alfredo and Dora Menchaca. He was preceded in death by Alfredo Menchaca and Rene Menchaca, Carlos Menchaca, Aida Rodriguez, and Jose Menchaca. David is survived by his sister, Rosario Mendez.

David attended United High School in Laredo, Texas. Upon graduating, he then enlisted in the U.S. Army and retired from the U.S. Postal Serivce. David later moved to Austin, Texas to pursue his love of learning to attend the University of Texas at Austin.

In his later years after retirement, he enjoyed gardening, trips to Sam's, HEB, and Lowe's. He enjoyed his quality time with his twin daugthers BBQing on Saturday afternoons.

David also loved watching the San Antonio Spurs play, Dallas Cowboys & watching Jeopardy – he answered every answer correct.

David enjoyed reading many books, his favorite novelists such as Miguel de Cervantes and Gabriel Garcia Maquez. His favorite books included 100 Years of Solitude, Love in the Time of Cholera, and Don Quixote.

David leaves a legacy of love and devotion that will forever live on in their hearts. The family will accept friends and family from 10:00 am – 11:00 am on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Porter Loring Mortuary.

11:00 AM

Deacon Joe Avila will officiate. Interment will follow in Fort Sam National Cemetery.

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1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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