The family of David Lara Sr. will host a gathering of family and friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Monday, August 28, 2023, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. A service to celebrate his life of 70 years is scheduled at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, August 29, 2023, at the Lubbock Seventh Day Adventist Church, followed by a graveside service at Resthaven Memorial Park. He died on Thursday, August 24, 2023. Please visit this site for a service broadcasting schedule, floral purchasing, and an area to share stories of Mr. Lara with his family.
David Lara, Sr. was born July 9, 1953, to Vernon and Adell (Velgara) Lara in Lubbock, TX. He married Lisa Diane Jones on September 10, 1975, in Lubbock, Texas.
Mr. Lara is survived by his daughter, Melissa (Gerald) Sutton; son, David Lara, Jr.; grandchildren, Alexa Sutton and Vince Vasquez; brothers, Vernon (Guadalupe) Lara, Pete (Pat) Lara, Carlos (Bertha) Lara; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Adell Lara; wife, Lisa Lara; son, Eric; and brothers, Jesse and Ricky Lara.
The family of David Lara, Sr. suggest memorial donations to the American Diabetes Association in his memory.