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David Lynn Menefee, 68, of Moody, passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019 in Waco, Texas. A Funeral Service will be 10:00 am, Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Grace Gardens Funeral Home. An Internment will be 12:00 pm, Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Moody Cemetery. A Visitation will be 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Grace Gardens Funeral Home.
David was born October 7, 1950 in Granbury, Texas. The family moved to Woodway, Texas in 1966 where he attended Midway Schools. He was a long time rodeo participant. For twenty one years, he worked at Texas A&M Research Center in the cattle department. After working at A&M, he worked at a few different jobs, but his great love for horses gave him his main job, breaking and training horses.
David’s greatest love was for his family and teaching his grandchildren to learn to ride horses and to hunt and fish. He never met a stranger and he would do anything he could to help someone.
He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him and loved him.
The family would like to thank everyone at Interim Hospice and an extra special thank you to Sarah Dorst, RN. They also want to give a big thank you to Westview Manor where he was given great care by all the staff and he had a great affection for everyone who took care of him.
We know he is in Heaven watching over all of us.
David was preceded in death by his father, Bob Menefee; mother, Mary Tom Menefee; his son, Jason Menefee.
He is survived by his brother, Jim Menefee and his wife Beverly; His beloved wife of 31 years, Brenda; daughter, Kaci Willis and husband Kevin and their two sons Keigan and Kory; stepdaughters, Melanie McCoy and husband Shannon of Lorena, Shelly Smith of Oglesby; stepson, Nicholas Gomez of Waco; grandsons, C.J. and Ayden Smith of Crawford, Mason Sanders of Fort Lewis, Washington, Myles McCoy of Lorena; granddaughters, Masie Patterson of Waco, Makenzie Sanders of the University of Arkansas, Madison Sanders of Lorena; great granddaughters, Alayna and Gabriella Smith of Waco; Many nieces and nephews.