David R. Harkins, 74, of Comfort, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013.
A celebration of his life was held Friday, Sept. 27, in Bulverde.
Arrangements and cremation were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.
Harkins was born Sept. 27, 1938, in Taylor, the son of Milford Harkins and Ruby Swenson Harkins. He married Nancy Ringer on May 27, 1961, in San Antonio and she survives.
He was a retired teacher.
In addition to his wife, Harkins is survived by three daughters, one son and spouses, including Annette and Pete Lewis, Bulverde; Dabette and Gary Leach, San Antonio; David and Deseriee Harkins Jr., Hudson, Fla., and Tiffany and Sean Stephens, Schertz.
Survivors also include seven grandchildren, two brothers and one sister, including John and Johanna Harkins, McKinney; Lynda and Jay Martyn, Dallas, and Sammy Ray Harkins, Lubbock.