Seguin Citizen: Delbert “Del” David
Posted on 10/2/2017 1:00:00 AM.

What is your current occupation?
"Semi-Retired U.S. Government Department of Commerce"

What does that involve?
"Survey work for CDC"

What do you do off the clock “Just for Fun?”
"Play guitar, sing, dance, leather engraving, wood working, writing western novels"

When and where were you born?
"Alma, Michigan 11/24/1938"

What is the most recent book you have read?
"Care of the Soul"

What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
"Be honest with myself"

What is the biggest challenge you have ever faced?
"Vietnam War"

If you had to describe yourself in just two words, what would they be?
"Ethical and helpful"

If you could assemble a dinner party with any five guests (living or dead), who would they be?
"Helen Keller, Dr. Paul Pearsal, Mark Twain, Louis L’Amour, Robert Frost"

What is your favorite TV show and why?
"RFDs Midwest Country, because I really enjoy traditional, classic country music."

What are your roles in the community?
"President Seguin Sunrise Lions Club, Men’s Ministry at Friedens Church, Officer of VFW Post 3413 San Marcos, Scout Leader, Sunday School Teacher"

What is your educational background?
"Bachelor Degree Wayland Baptist college"

What are your professional background, achievements, leadership roles?
"U.S Airforce Retired, Texas State Guard, Retired, Past commander of VFW Post 3413 San Marcos, Scout Leader, Sunday School Teacher"

Share your family
"Wife, Elva Herrmann-David, Carmelita Solis, Danita Hayes, Stacy David, Duane David, Amparo Payne, Joe David"

What are your proudest moments in your personal life or in your career?
"College graduation with a 3.5 GPA at age 35, U.S. Airforce Career"

What brought you to Seguin and why you choose to live here?
"Most of my spouse’s family and friends live in the area."

What do you believe are the strengths of this community?
"Manufacturing and volunteerism"

What initiatives or changes would you like to see in Seguin that would further strengthen the community?
"City recognize civic clubs by NOT removing the signs coming into town?

Have any family roots/history you have in the area?
"Texas Ranger John Hughes-a distant cousin"

Your plans for the future
"Continue training my body to be in better physical condition. Become a bestselling author"

Additional information
"50 years, 8 months Military Service. 22 years active USAF, 11 years reserve USAF, 18 years active Texas State Guard. Band Leader for Klassic Kountry Gold Band. Published author Western Novels. I also write poems."










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