Born 8-14-1938 -- Died 1-15-2004
Bobby Gray Morgan, 65, of Viola, son of Viola Jackson Morgan and Loise John Morgan was born Aug. 14, 1938, in Dover, Tenn. He died Jan. 15, 2004, at his home in Viola.
He married Linda Sue Harper April 27, 1957 at Hernando, Miss. He spent his working years as a husband and a TV technician for Ace Pipe Company in Kansas City, Mo. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Sue Morgan of Viola; his mother, Viola Morgan of Granite City, Ill.; three sisters -- Jeannette Wilson of Madison, Ill., and Nelly Nicol and Judy Strode both of Granite City.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Billy Morgan.
The funeral was Jan. 19 at Parker Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort, Ill., with the Rev. Don King officiating. Interment was at Denning Cemetery in West Frankfort, Ill., with arrangements under the direction of Parker Reedy Funeral Home. Local arrangements were under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem.
Pallbearers were Rob Gregory, Michael DeShazo, Joey DeShazo, Joe DeShazo, Rick Moffat, and Jeremy Moffat. Honorary pallbearers were Leonard Dunn and Carneal Wright.
Memorials are preferred to the Menorah Hospital, c/o Dr. Daniel Scharf, 5721 W. 119th St., Suite 160, Overland Park, KS 66209.