George Morgan, 93

Published 10:34pm Wednesday, June 13, 2012

George Morgan, 93
Born: Oct. 1, 1918
Died: June 12, 2012

George Morgan, 93, of Edwardsburg, passed to his rest June 12, 2012, at his home after an illness.
He was born Oct. 1, 1918, in Van Wert County, Ohio, the son of Joseph T. and Anna May (Hughes) Morgan. He moved in 1922 to Big Rapids, Mich., where he graduated from high school in 1937. He moved to this area in 1950.
George was active in his community. He was a member of Hope United Methodist Church, having been Sunday school superintendent, and he served on several church boards. He was a committeeman for the Boy Scouts in the Edwardsburg area several years ago. He was a member of the Edwardsburg Golden Age group and helped with Cass County Meals on Wheels.
One outstanding thing — George was a devoted father who lived his family, his church and his country.
George worked in the foundry for Bock Industries, and retired in 1983. He married Barbara May Bemet on Dec. 20, 1947, in Coloma; she passed May 20, 2000.
Surviving are their children, Bernice Morgan Pelmear, Barbara Ann Morgan and Bonnie Morgan, all of Edwardsburg, Burt (Linda) Morgan, of Edwardsburg, and Ben (Sharon) Morgan, of Elkhart; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Family who have passed are his parents; his sisters, Ruth Evans, Eleanor Farmer and Dorothy Koch; and brothers, Edward, Eirwyn and Lester Morgan.
Family and friends may gather Friday at Hope United Methodist Church, 69941 Elkhart St., from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
The service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the church, where the gathering may begin after 10 a.m. Officiating will be the Rev. Jeff Reese, church pastor.
Burial will follow at Adamsville Cemetery with the U.S. Army Honor Guard doing taps and folding the flag. George served in the Army in World War II in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater.
Memorials may be directed to Hope United Methodist Church.
Arrangements are by Paul E. Mayhew Funeral Home, Edwardsburg.

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