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Work, David W.

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January 20, 1951 - March 10, 2021

Work, David W.

David Wayne Work, of Kingwood, TX, went to be with the Lord on March 10, 2021 at the age of 70. David was born on January 20, 1951 in Houston, TX to Robert and Betty Work. He grew up as the oldest of four brothers, playing baseball and going to Saturday matinee movies. David started working at the age of 14 mowing lawns in the neighborhood. He later worked at the local Weingarten Grocery Store. David graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in 1969 and then went on to receive his Bachelor of Business in Accounting from the University of Houston. With that degree David worked for 38 years at Texas Eastern Products Pipeline and made many life long friends. Though he was incredibly dedicated to his work his passion truly was to learn. He began attending Southern Evangelical Seminary focusing on Apologetics. He was eager to learn and grow in his faith and loved discussing Christianity anywhere he could. David expressed his passion through a blog titled Reasons for Hope.

David served the community and others in many different ways. He was a member of the Promise Keepers where he attended the rally at Washington, D.C. and also a member of the Sons of the American Revolution. He coached over 2,000 kids during his tenure of coaching youth sports in the Kingwood area. David and his daughter Amy served with a team on two mission trips to Kraslava, Latvia where they taught the kids how to play baseball and led a VBS for the community. David also served as a volunteer photographer for his son’s high school football team. David and his wife, Gail, hosted a home bible study for nearly 10 years as well as opened their home to his daughter’s youth bible study. David was an avid gardener and always loved photographing nature, in his later years his focus turned to capturing moments with his grandkids.

David is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Gail, his three children: Tara Beasley and her husband Jason, Amy Kobialka and her husband Jon, and his son Daniel Work, his four grandkids who were his pride and joy: Connor Joe, Maggie Grace, Clara Mae, and Aaron Micah, his mother, Betty Work, his three brothers: Mike Work and his wife Rhonda, John Work and his wife Kari, Rob Work and his wife Robin, and a host of nieces and nephews whom he dearly loved. He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Work. Memorial service will be held at New Covenant Church on Monday, March 15th, 2021 at 11AM. A visitation will begin at 10AM the same day.

A private grave side service will be held at a later date.


Service Information

A visitiation will be held on Monday, March 15, 2021 at New Covenant Church, 901 Wilson Rd, Humble, TX 77338 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am, with a funeral service to follow at 11 am.


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Iris Kelley

March 15, 2021 2:11AM

David, even though I didn't know you as well as some of the others,from the day Gail introduced us I knew you were special. R.I.P. David You will surely be missed.


Donald & Esther Stannard

March 13, 2021 4:33AM

We are so sorry to hear of David's passing. He was a great guy, and a good friend. May God comfort his family, and bring them peace.


Kenneth Neal Murphy

March 12, 2021 9:30PM

David was one of the most unique men who loved his family and would do anything to entertain them and make them happy! He loved to decorate his home for Christmas and take trips with his family. He loved to share his lemons We have made many desserts (pies) made with them. He will be missed by all who knew them. He would do anything to help someone in need. He loved God, Gail and his family. Neal and Clara Murphy


Ron Kobialka

March 12, 2021 9:30PM

I am praying that the Holy Spirit comforts all of David's family and friends today and everyday going forward.