David Alan Bilderbach
David Alan Bilderbach, age 35 of Buckeye, AZ died November 11, 2018, in Mesa, AZ. He was born on March 4, 1983, to Herbert “Bruce” and Angelica Bilderbach in West Covina, California, where he lived until moving to Arizona in 2014.
David accepted Christ at a very early age and preached his first sermon when he was about 6 years old. When he was 10, he was baptized at Valley Community Church in El Monte, California on August 4th, 1993. Many family members and friends, thought and hoped, David would someday be a preacher. David loved God and loved people, which he inherited from his mom, Angie.
During his school years, David gave his teachers a run for their money because he was the smartest person in the room. In fact, when he graduated from high school in 2001, David received the Mayor’s Academic Scholarship. David was brilliant. He had so many talents. He was a mechanic, welder, problem solver, he could fix just about anything. He inherited his love and passion for cars and mechanics from his father Bruce while tinkering with cars as a boy in his parent’s neighborhood automotive shop “B&B.”
As a young man, he met his first love “Kriistal,” and married her on February 18, 2006. Together, they had David’s first-born son, David Alan the II, not Jr, born October 11, 2006. David dreamed of owning his own full-service automotive shop and planned to call it, “The Works.” Although his marriage ended, the dream of “The Works” didn’t. It lived on as David continued to pursue his dream.
David met Lucy and together they had David’s second son, Xavier Logan, on March 6, 2013. David was proud to be pursuing his welding certification at the Arizona Automotive Institute, he would have accomplished this, but unfortunately, that dream will not be realized because his life was tragically ended too soon. We can only imagine how much he would have accomplished in his life given the opportunity. Fortunately, he leaves behind the legacy of his two sons, David, and Xavier, who may one day pick up their father’s Dream Book, and mementos of “The Works.”
David is survived by his sons, David Alan Bilderbach, II, and Xavier Logan Moreno Bilderbach; mother, Angelica Bilderbach; sisters, Jessie Ann D’Agostino, Clara Kay D’Agostino, and Tina Marie Bilderbach-Herington; brothers, Gary Douglas D’Agostino, Robert Bruce Bilderbach, and Bruce Tyrone-Alan Parker; nieces and nephews, Sheila Marie Singelman, Sarah Jane Montano, Caleb David Danielson, Joshua Douglas Danielson; Daniella Joy D’Agostino, Gabrella Grace D’Agostino, Matthew William Salcido, Darlene Elise Bilderbach, Michael Andrew Bilderbach, Marc Edward Bilderbach, Patricia Antoinette Boyd, Christina Janet Milligan, Aaron Tyler Parker, Davon McQuaid Parker; and great-niece, Ahava Raizel Ruby Singelman. He was preceded in death by his father, Bruce Bilderbach, and all his grandparents, Albert Thomas Bilderbach, Antoinette Cornelia Bilderbach, Pedro Hernandez, and Josefina Hernandez.
A visitation will be held from 3:30 – 5:30 pm, Sunday, November 18, 2018, and from 10:00 – 11:00 am, followed by a funeral service at 11:00 am, Monday, November 19, 2018, at Thompson Funeral Chapel, 926 S. Litchfield Road, Goodyear, AZ 85338. The funeral cortege will follow in procession to Louis B. Hazelton Cemetery, 23100 W. Broadway Road, Buckeye, AZ 85326. Immediately following the burial, please join us for the David Alan Bilderbach Memorial Luncheon at Verrado Golf Club, 4242 N. Golf Dr., Buckeye, AZ 85396. The family suggests that donations be made to The Dream Center.
To the One Watching Me From Heaven, I Miss You More Than You’ll Ever Realize
Without you in my arms, I feel an emptiness in my soul. I find myself searching the crowds for your face—I know it’s an impossibility, but I cannot help myself. -Nicholas Sparks
Not a day goes by that I don’t think about you. You’re often on my mind and I can’t help but wonder how different life would be if you were still with walking, breathing, living on this earth with us. I miss you so much.
I think about all the things we could be doing together, the special moments we could be sharing and the new memories we could be creating. I wonder about the different path our lives would be on if you were still around and it breaks me inside to realize it’s all wishful thinking.
My heart is still foreign to the idea of not having you around.
I catch myself trying to call you, an involuntary reaction to my desperate need of not wanting to accept that you’re gone. It hurts, it burns my soul and I try to keep it together, but the truth is, I carry a heavy heart and I don’t know if I’ll ever recover.
I know that life should go on and that with time the pain will subside. I know you wouldn’t want me to live my life in grief and pain but I can’t help to shed tears when our memories still feel so recent and so real. I’m just not ready to go on with my life while I still carry you so close to my heart.
Maybe I’m afraid to forget every single second we spent together, the sound of your voice, your laugh and even the deepness of your eyes.
Even if I don’t think that could ever be possible, I fear that if I ever come to terms with your departure, the memory of you will fade away.
So, I’m sorry I can’t move on, I’m sorry I cry at night and hope for the impossible. I can’t turn back time and bring you back, but at least I can try to retain every single memory of you fresh in mind for longer.
I have to believe that you’re watching me from heaven. I’d like to think that you’re an angel protecting and guarding us all.
I promise to continue living my life honoring yours. Whatever I do and wherever I go, I’ll always feel your sparkle in my heart. I hope to make you proud and that wherever you are, you’re able to feel how much I remember you and love you.
Today is full of memories
of a Brother laid to rest
and every single one of them
is filled with happiness
For you were someone special
always such a joy to know
and there was so much pain
when it was time to let you go
That’s why this special message
is sent to heaven above
for the angels to take care of you
and give you all my love
I love you Baby Brother be free🕊