David Webb, age 77, of Abilene, Texas, passed away Wednesday morning, December 30, 2020. He was born October 26, 1943 in Levelland, Texas to the late Johnie Ruth and Russell Ford Webb. He attended school in Ranger and graduated Abilene High in 1961.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 5, 2021 from 6 pm until 7 pm at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road. A graveside ceremony will be held Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 1:00 PM at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 7457 West Lake Road, Abilene, Texas.
David earned a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Texas Tech University and obtained his CPA certificate that he held for over 50 years. While at Tech he was a Delta Tau Delta, proudly wore the Saddle Tramps red shirt, and became friends with Henry John Deutschendorf (John Denver). Another pledge buddy and roommate was Kent R. Hance who later served as chancellor emeritus of the Texas Tech University System and was a member of the United States House of Representatives from West Texas. Subsequently, after Texas Tech, David proudly served our country in the US Army Reserve from 1967 through 1971. During David’s successful business career, he obtained his Real Estate and Broker’s licenses and became landlord to many houses in the local area. In December 2011 he met and later married the love of his life, Rhonda. They started building a magical love story of their lives together. Seldom apart, they enjoyed so many fun travels and experienced the joy of just being together. They often expressed to each other how grateful and lucky they were to have found each other and were living life to the fullest while making so many good memories.
David is survived by his wife, Rhonda Webb of Abilene; sister Glenda Eubanks of Abilene; son Glen Webb and Misti of Albany; and son Russell Webb of NRHills; grandchildren; Macie, Matthew, William, and Ella; neice, Cheryl Johnston and family of Abilene; nephew, Robert Willen and family of Abilene.
Memorials may be given to the Diabetes Association or Rawls College of Business, Office of Development Box 42101, Lubbock, Texas, 79409; Webb Scholarship Endowment.