April 23, 2007
OBU alumnus W. David Beverly was fatally shot by a gunman on the campus of the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, Friday, April 20. Beverly was a component engineer/electrical engineer with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
A member of the Class of 1968, Beverly attended OBU from 1964-68. He later completed a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. His wife, Linda (Webb) Beverly, is a member of OBU's Class of 1969.
David Beverly's life is featured in an April 21 article posted on the Houston Chronicle's website. The article, by Chronicle writer Bill Murphy, can be viewed by clicking here.