David Edward Morgan


April 3, 1940 - June 28, 2021

David E. Morgan, 81, of Pringle, S.D., passed away June 28, 2021, at Monument Health Custer Hospital in Custer, S.D.

David was born on April 3 1940, to Robert E. and Mildred R. (Dean) Morgan in Hot Springs, S,D. He completed grade school in Pringle and graduated in 1958 from Custer High School.

Dave married his high school sweetheart, Beverly L. Wheeler on Easter Sunday, March 29th, 1959, at the Community Church in Custer. To this union 3 sons were born, Bob, Terry and Don.

Dave started working at the family owned sawmill when he was in grade school and was actively working at the mill at the time of his death.

Dave loved to spend time with his family, especially hunting and fishing with his children and grandchildren, he loved to play cards and loved a good poker game.

Dave was very active in the Pringle Community: He was a member of the Pringle United Methodist Church, was a lifetime member of the Pringle Volunteer Fire Department, was on the Board of the Custer-Fall River Regional Waste Management District for 20 years and he served on the Pringle Town Board for 50 years first as a Trustee and then as the Town Clerk.

He is survived by his loving wife, Bev, of 62 years; sons, Bob (Denise); Terry (Laurie); and Don (Sharon); grandchildren, Bob Jr (Teri); Chris; Josh (Cassandra); Amy (Tom); Camille; Ryan (Melanie); Lloyd (Heidi); and Lane; great grandchildren, Trapper; Aniston; Remington; Rachel; Russel; Sydney; Riley; and Colton (a new arrival due in August).

Dave is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Robert James.

Graveside services will be held at the Pringle Cemetery at 11:00 a.m., Friday July 2, 2021, with Reverend John McKnight officiating.

Fellowship will follow at the Pringle Community/Fire Hall.

A memorial has been established for the Pringle Fire Department or Pringle United Methodist Church.

Services are under the direction of Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Custer, S.D.

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