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David Darr Obituary

by Front Porch Rockwall



David Darr, age 52 of Sachse, Texas passed away on June 24, 2019, after a lengthy illness. He was born on December 29, 1966, in Garland, Texas to Clayton and Frieda Darr. As a 1985 Rockwall High School graduate, he continued his education at the University of Texas at Arlington and graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture. He worked 25 years as a Project/Construction Manager in several Architecture firms in the Dallas area. He was a member of Northlake Baptist Church in Garland, Texas for 25 years. Outside of his career, he had a passion for cooking/grilling, loved to fish and enjoyed working his side job silk screening t-shirts. He is best known for making people laugh with his pranks and jokes. After being diagnosed with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis in 2000, he organized a fundraiser, “The Great Skate of Texas” to raise funds for research and to promote awareness for colon cancer. He will always be remembered for his strong fight, passion for life, his love for his family and his love for God.

David is survived by his wife, Janet Darr; daughter, Lauren Darr and husband, Jared Clardy; granddaughters, Paisley and Harley Clardy; sisters, Freda Winkfein and husband, Jeff; Patricia Chamberlin and husband, Terry; sister-in-law, Julie Arivett and husband, David; mother-in-law, Joy Williamson and husband, Ed and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Clayton and Frieda Darr.

Services will be held at Northlake Baptist Church located at 1501 N Country Club in Garland, Texas on Friday, June 28, 2019. Visitation will be held at 10:00 am followed by the service at 11:00 am.

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