David Martinez Franco


David Martinez Franco, a resident of Pearland, TX for 27 years, entered into eternal rest on August 18, 2021 in Houston, TX. He was born February 9, 1953 in San Antonio, TX and was of the Catholic Faith. He worked for the city of Houston and retired after 28 years of service.

David was a mechanic by trade but a car lover by choice. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, but most of all he enjoyed watching his grandkids play sports.

We lost an amazing husband, father, Papa, brother and friend. He was preceded in death by his, parents Abraham and Mary Franco, sister, Sylvia Chapa; brothers: Abraham Franco Jr., Robert Franco, and Samuel Franco and his beloved Canela.

He leaves behind to cherish his memories, the love of his life Mary L. Franco married 48 years; daughters: Claudette Aguilar, husband Antonio, Nicole Franco, Alexa Holdren, husband Dylan; son, David Franco, wife Aimee; eleven grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 26, 2021 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a rosary at 6 p.m. at Crowder Funeral Home 2422 E Broadway St. Pearland, TX 77581. Friday August 27, 2021 a viewing at San Juan Diego Catholic Church (3301 Pasadena BLVD. Pasadena TX 77503) at 10 am followed by Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Funeral procession to follow to South Park Cemetery 1310 N Main St. Pearland TX. 77581.


  1. My deepest condolences for the loss of your dear husband and father. May he Rest In Peace. All those who loved Uncle David are in my prayers.

    Alma Martinez
  2. Claudette I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and all your family and may your daddy rest in peace. He will be in a better place above all of us.

    Gilda M Gatica
    • Mr. Franco will be truly truly missed I love the time that I spent with him and his wife Mrs Mary He always play tricks with Mrs Mary wasn’t around saying what are we going to do and I would say take a bath and he would say no no she’s not here and I would say oh yes you’re not getting me in trouble you’re taking a bath I would always win he was very wise man and when he spoke I would listen and truly will miss Mr. Franco but know that he’s walking now no wheelchair he’s healthy no sickness he’s in a good place he left good memories Mrs Mary I love you so much God has you. In his hand 48 years what a blessing

  3. I am so sorry to hear of David’s passing. He was always making people laugh. I loved being around him. My prayers go out to his family at this sad time in their lives. God Bless each of you. He is now at peace and no longer in any pain. A new angel is watching over all of you. Jan Martinez Floresville, Tx.

    Jan Martinez
  4. Mary Lou my sincerest condolences to you and your family. Prayers to you all. May he Rest In Peace.

    Kathy Flores
  5. I will truly miss waiting on him in a restaurant he was one of my favorite customers I always think I’m coming in I knew what he was going to drink and what he was going to eat he will truly be missed

    Betty Hudgens
  6. MaryLou & Family,

    We are so sorry to hear of David’s passing. We have many fond memories of David. Praying for the family during this difficult time. Sending hugs.

    Rudy & Leticia Torres
    The Torres Family

    Rudy & Leticia Torres

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