Russell E. Morgan, 86, BloomingtonSeptember 23, 2013
Russell E. Morgan, 86, Bloomington, formerly of Santa Claus, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Garden Villa nursing home in Bloomington.
He was born in Dushires on Dec. 14, 1926, to Welza O. and Agnes (Parr) Morgan. He married Romona Altman on Nov. 30, 1946, in the St. Ferdinand Catholic Church rectory in Ferdinand. She died Aug. 4, 2012.
Surviving are a daughter, Sharon D. Gill and husband Glen of Covington, Ky.; two sons, Gary N. Morgan and wife Sue of Bloomington and Ronald W. Morgan and wife Rebecca of West Lafayette; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Mr. Morgan served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was employed at RCA as a test foreman for 22 years and at Magnavox Co. for 18 years as general foreman for military electronics products.
He was a member of Ferdinand American Legion Post 124 and was an avid fisherman and Indiana University basketball fan.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Ferdinand Catholic Church Cemetery.
Ferdinand American Legion Post 124 will conduct military graveside rites.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand.
Condolences may be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com.
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