January 20, 1938 - September 4, 2021
Funeral Home Russon Mortuary Bountiful
David Amilcar Escobar Melendez born December 20th, 1937; recorded January 20th, 1938, making this his legal birthdate, which he gladly loved to celebrate twice a year.
He was born in Soyapango, San Salvador, El Salvador; son of Raul Escobar Lara and Dolores Prudencia Melendez. He married Rosa Cristina Novoa de Escobar, eternal companion and love of his life.
Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in many capacities throughout in his life including Branch President, Bishop, and Stake President.
He is survived by his children Yanira Nazario, Raul A. Escobar, David A. Escobar, Lorena Escobar Cannon, Moses Escobar, Ivan E. Escobar, Merlee Escobar Walker, Israel A. Escobar, and Eva S. Mejia, 33 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.
We will always remember his hard-working ethics, wise straightforward advice, incredible love for his children, unwavering respect and love for our Heavenly Father, and his extraordinary sense of humor. We will miss you deeply Papi!
Funeral services will be held at 12p.m. (noon), Monday September 13th, 2021, at the LDS chapel on 272 E. Traverse Point Rd, Draper, UT 84020 with a viewing beforehand from 9:30 to 11:30a.m.
Following the service, the burial will be at 1:30p.m. at East Lawn Memorial Hills Cemetery, 4800 N. 650 E. St. Provo, UT 84601.
The funeral service will be streamed live at https://youtube.com/channel/UCXw5llyVk_6i4OCj-omlgJg