William David Auvenshine, 73, of Azle, Texas passed away on September 25, 2021, in Decatur, Texas.
Visitation: 2pm Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at Azleland Cemetery.
Graveside: 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at Azleland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that a donation be made in memory of David to Roll Call of North Texas at roll-call.org.
David was born to William and Billie Auvenshine on August 16, 1948. He married the love of his life, Sharon Howeth, on February 5, 1971.
David was a 1966 graduate of Azle High School and was a lifetime supporter of the Azle Hornets. After high school, David was a machinist in the Navy and served our country from September 1967 to October 1970, in Vietnam. He was a proud veteran and was a part of Roll Call of North Texas, a local veteran’s group that meets monthly.
David worked for Western Company as an engineering tech from 1975-1985. In 1985, he went to work for Lockheed Martin and retired in 2014. He enjoyed monthly luncheons with the Lockheed Martin retirees group.
David has been very active in the community and was president of the Community Water Board. He also was very active on the Allyndale neighborhood HOA. He loved genealogy and spent many hours researching and visiting family in Tennessee. David had a love for old cars and motorcycles. After retirement, he and Sharon became very involved in Wise County Antique Car Club and Decatur Swap Meet. He also purchased an old Cushman scooter and refurbished it. He was so proud of the scooter. He and Sharon attended numerous Cushman rallies so he could show off his scooter. He and Sharon also loved to travel and went to many places with their closest friends.
David was preceded in death by his son, Alan Auvenshine; parents, William and Billie Auvenshine; brother, Duane Auvenshine; and granddaughter, Baylee Auvenshine.
David is survived by his wife, Sharon Auvenshine; son, Jeffery Auvenshine and wife, Jennifer of Azle; granddaughter, Rylie Auvenshine of Azle; sister, Carolyn Davis of Azle; brother, Dan Auvenshine of Azle; and a host of nieces, nephews and wonderful friends.