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“My deepest condolences to Mori and Drew and their families. I went to high school with David and we worked together at the same high school job. I...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Jim (Jaime) Sanchez - Friend

“David was a high school classmate and good friend. We are saddened to hear of his sudden passing. Even though we cannot be there with you in person,...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Valerie Kaulbach (Gonzales) co '89 - TX

“My deepest sympathy for your loss. I did not have the pleasure to meet David but I know he is in GOD's Glorious Heavens. May God Bless his family...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Lizabeth Rodriguez - El Paso, TX

“My old friend , I lost track of you after high school but you were always a fun person to be around and talk to. May you be at peace . ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: Nehemias Nunez - El Paso, TX

“Though he and I lost touch immediately after high school, I was, nonetheless, saddened to hear of his passing. Please accept my heartfelt prayers for...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Ken Cross - Frisco, TX

“I knew David while we worked at Oracle. It was clear that his family was extremely important to him, as he spoke of them often. My best to his...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Monty Shaw - Coworker

“I am very sorry to hear of David’s passing. We worked together at Oracle and he had many stories of his family, scouting and friends. Prayers...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Blake Wallace - Coworker

“I am so sorry about David's passing. I owe David a great deal. He saved my life at Nortel several years ago. I was working alone in a lab at...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Richard Wilson - Little Elm, TX

“So sorry for your loss. David was a good fried to us at ConvergeOne. He will be missed. Blessing to you all. Lisa SmithICAMConvergeOne ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Lisa Smith - Friend

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
10 of 22 | Posted by: Arlene Olmos Chaves Tadlock

“My thoughts are prayers are with the Permenter family during this most difficult time of loss. Over the years, I knew a man who loved his son and...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Brenda Hampton - Rockwall, TX

“"Peace I leave with you, Peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not you heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid."...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Maria (chayo) Roacho - Family

“And I will ask the Father, and He shall give you another Comforter, that He may abide with you Forever. John 14:18 ”
13 of 22 | Posted by: Maria Roacho (Chayo) - Family

“My heart hurts - I just saw David passed from a post from BNR Nortel FB. My Dad Tony Talaga was Jim your FIL best friend! I've known David all his...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Beverly Talaga Sheffield - Argyle, TX

“We are sending prayers and thoughts of peace and comfort. Deepest condolences- Landry,Mead, Ortega families. ”
15 of 22 | Posted by: Ana Johnson - El Paso, TX

“David and his family our in my prayers. I worked with David at Nortel and he was a friend ever since. David was one of the most genuinely authentic...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Kelly Anderson - Hermosa Beach, CA

“There's No Word's that Exist or Describe when Someone So Loving and Careing Person has gone to meet our SaviorJesuschrist. He left memories in Our...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Maria(Chayo) Roacho - Azle, TX

“My condolences to you and your family. Perales family keeps you in your prayers. ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: Abraham Perales - La Mesa, NM

“Deepest condolences for our devoted 80's UTEP mascot ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: Eddir Campos - El Paso, TX

“I'm sorry for your loss. We will be praying for you and your family. ”
20 of 22 | Posted by: Oscar Jaloma - Iraan, TX - Family

“May God always be with you and Drew. Know that we love and are very grateful for all the compassion and selflessness you and your family have done...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Connie Jaloma - El paso, TX

“May God always be with you and Drew. He favors his best angels on Earth. He is always with you and so is David. Believe my heart is always with you....Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Lupe & Family - El paso, TX


David Neal Permenter, age 49, a loving father, husband, brother, son, friend, joined our heavenly father on September 27th, 2020. He is the husband of Celia Mori Permenter and father of Drew Needham Permenter. David and Mori enjoyed 19 loving years of marriage.

Born in El Paso, Texas, he is the son of James and Elizabeth Permenter. He attended the University of Texas at El Paso and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing and management, and went on to attend the University of Texas at Dallas and earned a Masters degree in International Management. David spent his career in various sales roles in the field of technology.

He was a devoted member of Crossroads Church and enjoyed traveling the world with Mori and Drew. He was a proud leader of the Boy Scouts for over 11 years and most recently served as an Assistant Scoutmaster with Troop 57 in Garland, Texas. David will be remembered for his love of animals, his fierce school pride, and his ability to make everyone feel like family.

He is survived by his wife Celia Mori Permenter, his son Drew Needham Permenter, his father James Permenter, his brothers John (Cindy), Mike (Emily), Bob (Chere), Tim, and Richard (Karen) Permenter and Glenn Chaves (Yvonne), sisters Michelle Anderson (Richard) and Lisa Permenter. He was preceded in death by his mother Elizabeth Permenter.

The visitation will be held on October 2, 2020 from 4:00PM - 7:00PM and the memorial service will be held on October 3, 2020 at 12:00 PM. Both will be held at Charles W. Smith & Sons Funeral Home, 2343 Lake Rd., Lavon, Texas.

If you would like to contribute to his memorial services and family, a gofundme has been set up for them by their friends.

https://www.gofundme.com/f/memorial-and-funeral-expenses-for-david-permenter?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1

If you would like to attend the funeral virtually please use the following link.

https://v.ringcentral.com/join/248076928