David Henry Washington was born June 1, 1958, in San Antonio, Texas to Mr. Charley Samuel Washington and Mrs. Anna Mae Washington. As a young boy David accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior and was a member of West End Church of the Nazarene. He attended school in San Antonio Independent School District. He was a self-taught (via mail-order training manuals) in small engine/gas engine mechanics and operated a small business in San Antonio, Texas. Despite falling over 25 feet into the Alazan-Apache Creek and breaking his neck which led to a very long recovery, David ordered various music instructional books, taught himself how to play the guitar, and later played in a local westside band named The Soul Benefactors. He was one of the best lead guitar players in town. David loved people, and people loved him. He would always lend a helping hand when needed and often gave his last to help someone in need. David Henry is preceded in death by his mother, Anna Mae Washington, father, Charley Samuel Washington, grandfather, Rev. Ben Washington, grandmother, Augussie Washington of Bryan, Texas, grandfather, John Henry Welch, grandmother, Anna Anderson Welch, stepsister, Wenonah Ann Taylor, and niece Mia Lizette Taylor. He leaves to cherish his memories: Sisters, June Daniels, Jeanette Rodgers (Larry), Ruth Ella Washington, Houston, TX Brother, Charles Samuel Washington, Nieces, Shanna Taylor, Nita Taylor, Tiffany Washington, Natalie Nobles, Nephews, Kevin Daniels, Moreno Valley, CA, Larry Rodgers, Jr. (Lizette), Austin, TX, Matthew Rodgers, Jason Dean Lewis, Dominique Lewis, David Lewis, Houston, TX, a host of great nieces and nephews, cousins, and many friends.

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