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Obituary-Jack Morgan Sr.



Jack Raymond Morgan Sr. passed away Saturday, June 12, 2010. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Emily Louise Hofferbert Morgan; and four children, Karen (Mike) Christian, Stephanie (Larry) Burmeister, Jack R. Morgan Jr. (Angie) and Jennifer (Dan) Kratohvil. He is survived by an extended family of seven grandchildren, Robyn (John) Cornelius, Adam (Sharee) Christian, Matt Christian, Chad (Gerri) Clayton, Katie and Sarah Morgan and Morgan Hopper; and eight great-grandchildren.

He loved his wife, his family, his Sunday School class, his church, his preacher, his dog named Winston, mowing grass, killing fire ants, riding his horse and hauling the horse around in his refurbished horse trailer. Morgan was a long-time Tennessee Walking Horse exhibitor. He had horses in training, as well as owner-amateur trained his horses. He was a generous donor to shows through the years, and also functioned as chair and ringmaster as some shows.

Morgan was a 1956 graduate of the Alabama Polytechnic Institute and he owned a respected consulting engineering firm in Gadsden for 40 years. Morgan designed the electrical system of hundreds of commercial and public facilities in North Alabama.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to First Baptist Church, Rainbow City youth pavilion fund.

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