June 16, 1949 - September 30, 2020
Services – Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.
Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Chapel
2103 East Third Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Officiating: Bishop George Palmer
Interment: Crown Hill Cemetery Tulsa, Oklahoma
Lawrence David Mayberry, affectionately known as “David” and “Daddy” was born June 16, 1949 to L. D. Mayberry and Ruby K. Henderson. He was baptized, confirmed, married, and attended Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was a proud member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and proudly wore the brand on hi arm. His greatest desire and joy were to provide for his family.
David was born, raised, and lived his life as resident of Tulsa, Oklahoma. He graduated in 1968 from Booker T Washington High School. While attending Booker t. Washington, David took up the sport of wrestling. He later attended Langston University and was a member of the wrestling team there as well. He worked and retired from Oklahoma Natural Gas Company in Tulsa, OK. David loved to play dominoes, cards, and chess. He was considered a “Master Domino Player” by his friends and family. He spent a great deal of his time playing and “talking!!!!.”
He married his soulmate Billie Jean Mayberry on February 22, 1975. This union brought forth five beautiful children.
He was preceded in death by the following: his parents, L. D. Mayberry and Ruby K. Henderson; son, Sherman Lee Mayberry; sisters, Audrey Rollerson, Pamela Dean-Harris, and Dorothy Mayberry Grundy; brother, John Mayberry; grandson, Darius Woods.
He leaves to cherish his memory his children, SherRon Denis Woods-Mayberry, SherReese Davette Mayberry Shelton, Lawrence David Mayberry III and Lance David Mayberry. 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and his loving grand-dog “Picasso.” He was a father to many, including a special bond that he shared with Reggie Brown. He also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, in-laws other relatives and friends.