David Wayne Rork
David Wayne Rork
  • September 15, 1956 - May 9, 2017
  • Gurley, Alabama

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David Wayne Rork, 60, of Gurley, Alabama passed away on Tuesday, May 9th at Huntsville Hospital.

Memorial Services will be on Saturday, May 20 at 11:00 am at Steping Stone Ministries 179 Killingsworth Cove; Gurley, Alabama with Pastor Frederic Gipson officiating.

Mr. Rork is survived by wife: Betty Hill Rork; 1 Son: Edward Wesley Rork , by Brother: Michael (Tammy) Rork, by Sisters: Faith (Roger) Baughn and Sandy (Nick) Brown, by 2 Nephews: Daniel Rork and Jeremy Brown, by 1 Niece: Alisha Rork. Mr. Rork was preceded in death by his Parents, Edward Wesley Rork & Ruth Harriett Knutson Rork; by Sisters: Carol Rork Hunter and Linda Rork Hilton; 1 Brother, Charles Harry Rork.

Mr. Rork was born September 15, 1956 in Fairbanks, Alaska. He was a Godly Man committed to family and friends. David’s career was in Restaurant Management where he spent nineteen years with Ryans Steakhouse and worked his way up to Area Supervisor of Seven Locations.

David enjoyed music, buying and selling coins and fishing. In the last year of his life David created a Penny Ministry to spread the Word of God. The last few weeks while he was in the hospital David had given out over 300 pennies. David was a strong person and endured much pain and suffering but never complained or gave up on his faith or God. David was given several nicknames, Batman, Music Man, Earl, Bear, Discount Dave and Tiny. This is proof of his versatile personality.