David D. Muñoz, longtime Texas Baptist pastor, died Nov. 28 in San Antonio after a battle with cancer. He was 76. Muñoz was born Oct. 28, 1942, in Tampico, Tamaulipas, México, to Mateo Tomas Muñoz and Rosa Esperanza Cortez de Muñoz. He received his theological training at Seminario Bautista de México. Muñoz was pastor of multiple churches throughout South and Central Texas, and he trained other ministers as a teacher and mentor through the Baptist Bible Institutes of Baptist University of the Américas. His passion for missions led him to travel internationally spreading the gospel. He and his wife Aurora established Pinn Oaks International Ministries to support three homes for vulnerable children in India and to equip Christians in South Asia for ministry. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Sara Muñoz de Almazan and Rosa Lila Muñoz de Vera. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Aurora; daughter Sara Alegría Rangel and her husband Joe Rangel; daughter Hosanna Betel Muñoz-Kim and husband Joo-Young Kim; six grandchildren; brother Mateo Muñoz Cortez; and sisters Noemi Muñoz Cortez and Rebecca Ester Muñoz de Maldonado.
Obituary: David D. Muñoz
December 4, 2018