David G. Rocha, 73, of Kingsville died Jan. 15, 2020 in Corpus Christi.
He was born June 3, 1946 in Sinton. He was a U.S. Army – Vietnam veteran, and was a self-employed paint and body shop owner and operator of Northside Collision. He was preceded in death by his mother, Dominga Gonzales; father, Fernando Rocha; one sister Yvinia “Benny” Bocanegra; and one brother Juan Muniz.
Survivors include four sons, David Rocha Jr. (Angela), Joe “Joey” David (Miranda) Rocha, Amado (Mandy) Castillo and Jonnathon Rocha; three daughters, Eva “Evie” Rocha, Isabella (Ernest) Perez and Maria (Joe) Garza; three brothers, Fred (Lina) Rocha, Ranuel “Pelon” Bocagnegra and Andres Rocha; three sisters, Jovita (Ted) Thomas, Mary Lou (Raul) Tijerina and Janie (Bob) Thompson; 13 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held Jan. 20 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Ramirez-Salinas Funeral Home. Rosary was recited that same evening at Ramirez-Salinas Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was celebrated on Jan. 21 at St. Martin’s Catholic Church. Burial followed at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Ramirez-Salinas Funeral Home of Kingsville.