AMerican Veteran 11

David Roca

September 20, 1962 ~ June 7, 2022 (age 59)

Obituary

On June 7, 2022, the world became a little quieter and less joyous when David Roca passed away in Dallas, TX after a brief hospitalization. Mr. Roca had a personality as big as his heart and is fondly remembered for never having met a stranger. They were merely people whose names he didn’t yet know. A fact that he would correct as soon as he could get within speaking distance. 

Mr. Roca was born on September 20, 1962, in Corozal, Puerto Rico. His family moved to Newark, NJ in 1971. A baseball player, chess player, and constant source of amusement to his classmates, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force after high school. He retired as a Technical Sergeant (E-6) after a 22-year career that took him all over the world. Mr. Roca was an active member of his church and loved the garden, and spending time with friends.


Mr. Roca is survived by his three children Rachel (Kyle) Cooper, Paul Roca, Josef (Rachel) Hope, and 2 grandchildren; siblings Jose Roca, Angel Roca, Pedro Roca, Miguel Roca, Julia Roca, and Maribel Roca; beloved pets Chuckie, Piper, and Maestro. Mr. Roca is preceded in death by his parents Efrain and Catalina Roca.

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Services

Family 1st Viewing/Approval
Tuesday
June 14, 2022

2:00 PM
Prepared Place Funeral Home
4228 S. Lancaster Road
Dallas, TX 75216

Visitation
Tuesday
June 14, 2022

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Prepared Place Funeral Home
4228 S. Lancaster Road
Dallas, TX 75216

Funeral
Wednesday
June 15, 2022

12:00 PM
Prepared Place Funeral Home
4228 S. Lancaster Road
Dallas, TX 75216

Inurnment
Monday
July 25, 2022

DFW Nat'l Cemetery -
2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy
Dallas, TX 75211

Please note
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that remembrances be made in contributions to the charity selected below. Thanks in advance.

Donations

Our Saviour Community Garden
1616 N. Jim Miller Rd., Dallas TX 75217

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