Originally Published: November 12, 2008 8:31 p.m.
Richard David Morgan, 88, of Prescott, Ariz., passed away Nov. 5, 2008. He is the son of Robert and Jessamine Morgan and was born March 16, 1920, in Newark, N.J.
Dick is preceded in death by his wife, Helen, his beloved sweetheart whom he married on Sept. 15, 1944. Together they have two sons, Rick and Jeff.
Dick was a resident of Prescott for 21 years and previously lived in California. He served his country proudly during WWII in the Army Air Force and was an insurance administrator for over 50 years. Dick enjoyed playing poker and bridge with his friends at the Hidden Valley Recreation Center, water-skiing and snow skiing. He was proudest of his wife Helen of 57 years, his sons, and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Dick is survived by sons Rick (Pam) Morgan of Malibu, Calif., and Jeff Morgan of Prescott, Ariz.; grandchildren Jason (Carolina), Jeremiah (Angel), Josh (Sarah), Alewa (Talani), Eric and Matthew; and great-grandchildren Ea, Nakue, Tia, Elena and Malia.
A celebration of his life for family and friends will take place on Dec. 6, 2008.
Information provided by survivors.