William David Leo Morgan

Friday, August 30, 2013

William David Leo "Bill" Morgan, 91, of Lewisburg, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at NHC Lewisburg.

He was born Dec. 16, 1921, in Nashville, and was the son of the late Reverend Albert Johnson Morgan and Mrs. Mary Record Morgan. After attending Vanderbilt University, he entered the Army Air Force during World War II, serving in Italy and North Africa. Upon discharge in 1946, he began working for Linton Pencil Company, which later became Faber-Castell. He retired from Faber-Castell in 1988.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Lewisburg, and sang in the choir for more than 60 years. He was active in the development of the Marshall County Community Theatre and participated in many of its productions. He was a former president of the Lewisburg Lions Club.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Morgan Walls and Alice Morgan Kousser, and brother, Albert Record Morgan.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Barbara Cunningham Morgan; daughters, Mary Alice Morgan Ingram of Lewisburg and Laura Ann Morgan of Lawrence, Kansas; sons, Bill Morgan Jr. of South Lyon, Mich. and John Morgan of Cookeville; grandchildren, Clyde Ingram III of Gallatin, Laura Ingram of Lewisburg, and Nichole, Lauren, and Kelli Morgan of Algood, Tenn.; and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at First United Methodist Church, with burial to follow in Lone Oak Cemetery.

The family will be at London Funeral Home Friday, Aug. 30, from 4 until 8 p.m. for visitation.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First United Methodist Church or to the charity of your choice.

London Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.