David W. Scarcella
David W. Scarcella
  • January 6, 1939 - December 24, 2017
  • Huffman, Texas

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David Scarcella, Sr, 78, was born January 6, 1939 in Temple, Texas. He passed away December 24, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Juanita Scarcella, and brother Joe Scarcella. David will be greatly missed by his wife of 53 years, Michelle Scarcella; daughter, Patrice Lange and husband Paul; son, David Scarcella, Jr. and wife Laurie; grandchildren Cody and Megan Scarcella and Anthony Lange; and also by his brother Johnny Scarcella and wife Janet, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was a graduate of Temple High School and received his bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. David proudly taught choir a total of 32 years at Georgetown High School, Pasadena High School, and Channelview High School. He also conducted church choirs at Georgetown and Asbury United Methodist Churches. His favorite pastimes were spent hunting and fishing. Most of his summer vacations were spent on a boat with friends and family, even if the fish weren't biting. David's most happy times were spent singing with friends in the various church choirs he and Michelle belonged to.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Grand View Funeral Home, 8501 Spencer Hwy, Pasadena, Texas 77505. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 10:00am in the Chapel of Grand View Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Grand View Memorial Park.

Donations in memory of David can be made to the music ministry of Atascocita United Methodist Church or the American Diabetes Association.