David Edward Morgan Rivera

February 21, 1973 ~ May 9, 2022 (age 49)


David Edward Morgan Rivera sadly passed away on May 9th, 2022, in Kansas City, Missouri. Dave, as we all knew him best, was born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico on February 21, 1973. Dave was a man of strong beliefs, strong body and strong heart.

Ever since he was a young child, Dave was a natural athlete with a love for all sports. In high school, he excelled in football as a running back and earned a scholarship to William Jewell College. After college, Dave proudly served in the United States Navy.
Regardless of Dave’s struggles in life he always had a strong love for his family and friends. He found moments of clarity, success, and happiness in his professional and personal life. Dave’s faith was always unwavering and he believed in a higher power. 
Dave is preceded in death by his parents, Milford Morgan Senior and Nereida Rivera (Mamita). He is survived by his daughters; Nina Morgan-Miller and Katherine and Devin Sellers; son, Chase Morgan Shrum; his brothers; Jaime Morgan, Milford and Kerry Morgan Jr. sisters; Lyzette Morgan, Judith and Nestor Elias, Liliana and Kenny Robertson, Annette and Dustin Reece; Nieces and Nephews; Darien, Ashton, Taylor, Laura, Isabella, Jordyn, Bryson, Martín and Melah.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, June 11th from 11:30am to 1:30pm in the “The Glass House” at Terrace Park Cemetery, 801 NW 108th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64155.
An intimate Military service will be held at a later date at Leavenworth National Cemetery, 150 Muncie Rd, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048.

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