David Wilburn Ferrell, 57, of Houston, Texas passed away on Monday, September 19, 2011 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Houston. A private family interment will take place at Rest-Ever Memorial Park in Bryan.
He was born in Galveston County to Travis Wilburn Ferrell and Wyvonne Coan Ferrell. David graduated from Bryan High School in 1973. He graduated from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, and then from South Texas College of Law in Houston. He married Laura Frenzel on August 22, 1974 at All Faiths Chapel in College Station.
David worked as an Attorney in Houston, and he was a 16-year liver transplant survivor. He loved quail hunting and he loved his Brittney Spaniel named Doc.
David was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Travis L. Ferrell.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Laura Ferrell of Houston; son David Blake Ferrell, of Houston; daughter, Michelle Ferrell, of Austin; sister, Kathy Hatch and husband Lew, of Decatur; brother-in-law Charles Frenzel and wife Brenda and children, of Tennessee; father-in-law and mother-in-law Charles Sr. and Wanda Irene Frenzel; nephews, Cody Hatch, Tony Ferrell, and Heath Ferrell; and niece, Kassi Ferrell.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s charity of choice in honor of David.