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David V Vorpahl, JrJuly 18, 1949 ~ March 19, 2016 (age 66)
David Valtine Vorpahl, Jr., 66, of Upper Meyersville passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2016. He was born on July 18, 1949 in Sequin to the late Hermine Barkmeyer and David V. Vorpahl, Sr.
He graduated from Goliad High School in 1967 and served in the United States Navy as an E5 Engine Mechanic during the Vietnam War. He was employed for 32 years as a Produce Manager for HEB. After retiring, he opened David and Son in Upper Meyersville.
On August 21, 1971 he married Barbara Ann Arnold at St Mary's Cathoilic Church in Victoria. They Celebrated their 44th anniversary in August and have two children, Kelly Vorpahl Walters and Brad Vorpahl.
David was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Elizabeth Vorpahl McDonald.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughter, Kelly and husband Brian Walters; son, Brad David Vorpahl; and eight grandchildren, Brandon Walters, Lana Walters, John Vorpahl, Zachary Walters, Blake Vorpahl, Caitlyn Walters, Collin Walters, and Lauren Walters..
Survivors also include stepfather, Robert Schwarzkopf; sisters, Janiece Schwarzkopf and Judy Moreno and husband Shaun; brother, Gary Schwarzkopf and Crystal; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial mass will be held at 10 am at Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Meyersville on Monday, March 28, 2016. Donations can be made in his memory to Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Under the direction of Goliad Funeral Home, 361-645-1104.