We did not know John well, but he must have been an inspiring and nurturing dad to have helped raise such a wonderful young man as his son Barrett, who is one of our son CJ's longest-standing and closest friends. All our love and synpathy to John's family, Becky and Glenn Armbruster
John was such a treasure .... he was a great mentor while at Texas Commerce Bank. I was his loan assistant and when I had moved on to another area, he always said "remember to dance with who brung you"! Carol, you were the light of his life and he couldn't wait for Barrett's arrival. John was such a wonderful person and will truly be missed! Sharon Malone Waits
To everything there is a season, Good bye John aka Panchito till we meet again....It was a pleasure to have cared for you and I thank god for your love and kindness... your beautiful smile... Your sunny disposition, you will be missed.... Carol and family my thoughts and prayers are with you all...
I cared for John for a while. I used to take him to his Therapy sessions with Jarrell n I enjoyed everything bout John. Very loving n always had a smile on his face. I learned to love n care for john he will be truly missed. Rest on paradise John; gone but never forgotten. Always Janie Cantu
john and mary ann, jewel lee joins me in expressing our heartfelt sorry for the loss of pancho. hearing john talk about him all these years, I know how proud your were and rightfully so. may god give you peace and understanding in the days ahead. we will be with you in spirt, if not in person at the service. fred m minter
John was such a beautiful spirit! Carol and John were beautiful together--love in action and love in acceptance. They were a light in my life and I will treasure the memory of seeing both together. Linda Hardy
With deepest sympathy and consolation of the Holy Spirit to you, Carol and all your family. We love you, Linda and Chris Dehan
I was a new student to Westlake in 1973 as a seventh grader the day I met Pancho. When I walked into the classroom before the first class started, he was sitting on a desk with the early arrivals around him. He captivated the group as he told his stories of what he did that summer. Pancho’s easy charm and natural charisma drew people to him. I will always remember him that way. I’m lucky he was my friend.
I am so sad to hear this news. I remember Pancho and the whole McPhaul family from the days of my family's restuarant Rogers on Bee Cave Rd next to Eanes. I know John is in heaven now with my brother and parents. He was very special and will be missed.I am so sorry for your loss. Beverly Rogers Conner
Rest In Peace, Pancho! Thoughts and prayers for the entire family. Sincerely, Bill Koen and all of the Koen family.
My Man PANCHO! Love you like a brother and was honored to bully your amazing wife’s initial boyfriend in high school to clear the path for your charm, movie star looks, and amazing personality, that convinced Carol to fall in love with you and live with you happily ever after! Most all of us would say you were our most genuine and sincere friend at WHS. Rest in peace my/our friend, Heaven just got that much more inviting with you waiting for us!