David Lawrence Morgan
October 20, 1961  -  July 23, 2017

David Lawrence Morgan

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Trinity Baptist Church
1703 W. 41st St.
Tulsa, OK  74107
Thursday, July 27, 2017
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David Lawrence Morgan was born October 20, 1961 in Tulsa, the son of Leland and Rosalee (James) Morgan. He passed from this life on Sunday, July 23, 2017 in Tulsa at the age of 55 years, 9 months and 3 days.

David was a graduate of Webster High School, Class of 1979 and received a Bachelor’s Degree from Tulsa University in Business Administration in 1984. He worked as a financial advisor for Waddell and Reed Financial Services. He married Ronda Benedict on October 5, 2012. David was a member of the Red Castle Gun Club and the NRA and enjoyed many hobbies such as skeet shooting, cooking, bird hunting, biking, scuba diving, snow skiing, and repelling. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

His survivors include his wife, Ronda Morgan of Tulsa; sons, Tyler Morgan and wife, Holly of Tulsa and Max Eley of Tulsa; sister, Lee Ann Hackworth of Dixon, MO; 2 grandchildren, Gabriel and Kyri Morgan; and 4 nieces: Hilary English, Victoria Hackworth, Emily Becker, and Kathryn Allen.

He was preceded in death by both of his parents.

A memorial service to celebrate David’s life will be held 11:00 am Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Trinity Baptist Church in Tulsa with Rev. Rod Harris officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Heath-Griffith Funeral Home and an online guestbook is available by visiting www.heathgriffithfuneralhome.com.


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  1. Carlita Cartmill-Wheeler
    Oklahoma City, OK

    I am so sorry for your loss. Dave meant the world to me and I enjoyed each conversation. After checking on me and asking about my latest published children's book, he would then update every conversation speaking highly of his family, his adventures and the latest stock market report.

    Sending prayers and gentle hugs for all. I am so sorry.

    Carly Cartmill

  2. Susan Dickason Bryan
    Round Rick, TX

    I had the privilege of meeting Dave at my brother's wedding about 5 years ago. I really enjoyed his wit & sense of humor. He made an impression on me. I'm just so sorry for your loss. I'll be holding the family close in prayer.
    Susan Dickason Bryan
    Sister to Scott Dickason

  3. Dale Hale
    Wilmore, KY

    I am so sorry for the loss of David. I've completely lost touch with him since high school. I know he will be greatly missed. He was a good friend during some very formative years in my life. Shooting hoops, climbing the hills, playing tennis, riding bikes, playing football and baseball, shooting fireworks, you name it, we did it and had fun. Praying that God will comfort those that are left behind.

  4. Bob Blackerby

  5. Glenna Hiseley
    Tulsa, OK

    Rhonda and Family: I am so very sorry for your loss and am also sorry for those of us who know David. He was not only our financial advisor but our friend and I would trust him with my life. He was such an amazing person who was always so upbeat and he took the time to know all of us personally. I will miss his humor and his concern for my well being after Jim, my husband, died and he checked in with me often. David was taken from all of us much too soon. My heart and prayers are with you.

  6. Sylvia Langham
    Tulsa, OK

    I'm so sorry for your loss. I have known David since the summer of 1977. Such a nice guy. As he would say "A Dear Friend" of mine has passed on.

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