David H. Morgan, 68, of Blodgett Mills, NY, passed away on Friday, November 17, 2017, at his home, after a lengthy illness.
Born in Cortland, NY, on September 26, 1949, David was the son of the late Howard Morgan and the late Bessie Parker Magee. He retired from Redding Hunter in 2015 where he had been employed as a machine operator. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and was a member of the Office Biker’s of CNY and past president and member of ABATE. David was an avid hunter and a member of the Blodgett Mills’ Rod & Gun Club.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Faith Freelove Morgan; children, Tonya Funkhouser of NC, Merissa Morgan of TX, and Charles (Emily) Sprague of Ithaca; stepchildren, Ric Thornton of Marathon and Jason Thornton of Cortland. He also leaves behind brothers, Charles Johnson, Sr. of NC, Leon Ryerson of Moravia, Robert Johnson, Jr. of Locke, Douglas Morgan of AZ, and Keith Betz of AZ; sisters, Bonnie Johnson of Cortland, Nancy Niswender of Moravia, Holly Sorrell of Jamesville, Louise Betz of AZ, Laura Hudon of Cortland, and Grace Betz of Homer; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his best friend and canine companion, Cici; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and several hunting buddies.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Jeffrey David Morgan.
In keeping with his wishes, there will be no prior calling hours or funeral service. A celebration of David’s life will be held in the spring at a time to be announced.