David Perez Savala, age 77 of Leslie, Arkansas passed from this life on Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born in Rocky Ford, Colorado on March 22nd, 1942 to Ralph Savala and Mary Perez Savala as one of seven children, Tony Savala, Elia Savala, Philliph Savala, Gloria Arredondo, Lydia Alvarez and Sara Periman.
Shortly after his birth, David and family moved to Kansas where he became a Kansas City Chief fan. After the passing of his father, he was raised by his mother and grandmother. His family was the family that lived, worked, played and worshiped together. He always said, "I was Pentecostal from the day I was born." His life was surrounded by God.
David was larger than life. He was a loving father, Gramps, Uncle and friend. He was father to Jennifer, Jacquelyn, Kristin, Michael Todd and Rebecca. He was "Gramps" to Becca, Haley, Dalton, Jaiden, Bailey, Skylar, Noah, Luke, Gavin and great-grandchild, Maverick.
Funeral services for David will be 12:00 PM Saturday, February 15th, 2020 at Calvary Apostolic First Pentecostal Church in Marshall, Arkansas with Bro. Gary Sanders and David's daughters officiating. Burial will be in Sanders Cemetery near Marshall.