Aug 6 2015
David A. Twiggs, 43, went to be with the Lord Monday, July
27, 2015 while serving his country in Hawaii. He was born February 2, 1972
in Brenham, TX. David enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 2000 and while serving
he reported to the USS Chicago, USS Augusta, USS Rhode Island and USS
Tuscan. He advanced to chief petty officer September 13, 2013 and had
received 3 Navy achievement medals and various other unit service
citations. David loved the Lord and was the priest of his home. He was a
loving and amazing husband who sacrificed everything for his family. David
went above and beyond to provide for his wife and daughter. He will be
greatly missed beyond words. His wife and baby girl write, “Papi, I love
you and miss you dearly.” David was predeceased by his father. Chief
Twiggs is survived by his wife of 6 years, Rachel; daughter, Felicia T.
Bayona; sons, Peter Reyes, Michael Reyes (Justina), Mason Payton; mother,
Melba; brother, Lee Twiggs; 3 sisters; grandmother; aunt; uncle; nieces,
nephews, other family and friends. David was very much loved by the Bayona
family, the Schembri family and Acloque family. Funeral services will be
held Monday, August 10 at 11am at The New Life Church at Jacksonville,
8247 Ramona Blvd W 32221, with Bishop Dr. Billy W. White, Sr. officiating.
Interment with full military honors will follow in Jacksonville National
Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 4-6pm at Cedar Bay
Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Road, 32218, 714-1110.