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Donald Patrick Host (1941-2022)

Donald Patrick Host

Donald (Don) Patrick Host, 81, of Manchaca, TX passed away on September 14 at his home. Don was born in Pontiac, MI to Ralph (Bink) and Maysel Host on April 7, 1941.

Pat, as he was called in his youth, began high school at Evart High School, but graduated from Delhigh (LA) High School in 1959. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Education from Southwest Texas State University. He taught in the Austin Independent School District for over 30 years, winning numerous awards and recognitions for his work as a middle school science and math teacher. An avid bowler and fisherman, he was also a supporter of the sports programs at UT and his alma mater.

He also participated in Operation Christmas Child with his wife, Aline.

Don is survived by his bride, Aline Host, of Manchaca, TX. As well, his sister, Ginger Parson of Richmond, VA, son, Tim Host and his wife, Kimberly of League City, his son Tony Host of Georgetown, grandchildren Ali Host of Colorado Springs, Cameron, Camille, and Collin Host of League City, Ryan and Brooke Host of Cameron, TX. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial service will be held at Manchaca Baptist Church on Thursday, September 22nd at 2:00PM with Pastor Kevin Goldsmith of MBC officiating. There will be a short reception following the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Samaritan’s Purse/Operation Christmas Child at

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