Frederick Edwin David’s Life Story
Frederick Edwin Morris David was born on October 25, 1948, in Hartford City, Grand Bassa County, Republic of Liberia, to the Late Emmanuel Morris and Yohyahma Brooks. He departed this life, on November 22, 2019, at the Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in Hamilton NJ.
Frederick was the only child for his mother Yohyahma Brooks, but he was one of ten (10) children to his father Emmanuel Morris.
Frederick graduated from the William VS Tubman High School in Monrovia, Liberia in the year 1969. After that he attended the Monrovia Vocational Training College (MVTC) where he became an Electrician and got his first job at the Monrovia Breweries. He later changed careers and pursued studies in Forestry. He also studied Agriculture at the University of Liberia while still working with the Forestry Development Authority until he retired in 1998.
In the year 2005, Frederick migrated to the United States where he worked for the Nassau Inn in Princeton NJ from 2006 to 2012 and he also worked for Princeton University from 2006 to 2012. He did both jobs simultaneously until he became disabled.
Frederick was initially a staunch opposer of his family’s studying the Bible with Jehovah’s Witnesses. He later, however, accepted a Bible Study here in the US, and he remained a Bible student until he passed. He was a very hard working, peaceful and loving father. His favorite food was fufu and soup he loved to smile and was always admired by people wherever he went. Frederick will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
In addition to his parents, Frederick was predeceased by his son, Trokon A. Morris, sisters, Melvena Morris Nagbe,Tertia Morris Remmie; brothers, Emmanuel Morris Jr., Tyson Morris and Yahweh Morris.
Frederick Morris David is survived by his beloved wife, Janet Morris David, whom he met in 1972; sisters, Adelaide Morris Fiske, Wilhelmina Reeves, Cecelia Morris; brother, Perry Morris His 10 children, Evet Parker (Richie), Frederick Morris Jr., Victoria Morris, Emmanuel Morris, Princess Juanita Morris (Augustine) Oritha Morris David, Slokon David, Adolphus David, and Maurice David. Grand children, Richvet, Teddy, Princess, Frederick, Augnita-Shine, Armanie-Skye, Auritha-Sheena, Tainue-Devine, Victoria, Oritha, Gifty, Lovety, Nush, Emmanuel, Eric, Edwin, Rita, Adolphus, Kevin, Thomas, Diamond, Maurice and one great-grand, Janet along with a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Anderson Funeral Service, 300 North Willow Street, Trenton, NJ, at 12pm.
Burial will take place the following week. Funeral Home: Evening Rest Funeral Service, Buchanan, Grand Bassa, Director: T-Wah Bedell
For details regarding burial, please contact family:
Janet David 2677694648
Cecelia A Morris 231886522833
Richie Parker 231886522711
Yvette Parker 231886206219/231770459548