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David Yeager '52 October 18, 2021 4:33 PM updated: October 18, 2021 4:42 PM

David “Bud” Maurice Yeager
September 4, 1930 - October 13, 2021

David “Bud” Maurice Yeager, 91, went to be with his Lord and Savior on October 13, 2021. Bud was born on September 4, 1930 in Groesbeck, Texas to Manuel and David Ellen Yeager.

Bud as he was affectionately called by all who knew him, graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in 1948 and went onto Texas A&M where he graduated in 1952. Bud was an Aggie through and through as he played on the freshman football team and then was a member of the Aggie Corps of Cadets-Company “A” QMC. When he graduated in 1952 Bud went into the Army and proudly served his country. Upon his return, he went back to Texas A&M and earned his Master’s degree in Education and became a teacher, coach and principal spending his years in Marshall Junior High, Black Junior High and finally Furr High School. Bud was a longtime member of Park Place Baptist church in Houston, Texas. When he retired Bud enjoyed carpentry, a passion he shared with his son, tending to his vegetable garden and either going to or watching his beloved Aggies play football.

Bud is preceded in death by his parents and loving wife of 40 years; Helen Yeager and his sister Betty Williams. He is survived by his five children; Vickie Allman (Dennis), Suzanne Isbell (Robert), Pam Kainer (Don), David L Yeager (Debbie) and Stephanie Virgadamo '85 (Paul). His grandchildren; Christopher Allman (Kari), Jason Allman (Lanessa), Ashley Allman, Kyle Isbell (Stephanie), Justin Isbell, Bradley Isbell, Kimberly DeWoody (Joseph), Andrew Kainer (Elizabeth), David Matthew Yeager (Julie), Amanda Weilbacher (Ryder), Bethany Vier (Austin), Erik Yeager (Gretchen), Candace Virgadamo, Helen Virgadamo '15 and Trey Virgadamo '18 (Lindsey). His great-grandchildren; Parker, Banner, West, Clark, Lane and Jack Allman; Emma, Landry and Langston Isbell; Madison and David Brooks Yeager; Blaze and Dallas Vier; William and Sarah Beth DeWoody and Roan and Fallon Kainer. Bud will also be missed by his special friends at Balfour, Giesinger, Silversage, Sue Anderson and the fighting Texas Aggie class of ’52.

A visitation for Bud will be held on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm at Brenham Memorial Chapel located at 2300 Stringer Street, Brenham, Texas. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Mims Baptist Church located at 1609 Porter Road, Conroe, Texas 77301. A private family burial will take place in Georgetown, Texas.

Serving as pallbearers will be: Christoper Allman, Jason Allman, Kyle Isbell, Justin Isbell, Bradley Isbell, Andrew Kainer, David Matthew Yeager, Erik Yeager and Trey Virgadamo.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the David Yeager ’52 memorial fund. Checks should be made payable to the A&M Foundation, 401 George Bush Drive, College Station, Texas 77840. Memorial gifts may also be made to the Silversage Employee Appreciation Fund. Checks may be sent to 1121 Prairie Lea Street, Brenham, Texas 77833.

Services are in the care of Brenham Memorial Chapel and online condolences may be shared with the family at


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