Stanley L. Morgan 87, Rochester, Indiana, passed away at 8:28 A.M. Monday August 19, 2019 at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester, Indiana.
He was born on September 29, 1931 in Plymouth, Indiana, the son of Oscar Eugene and Hazel (Unger) Morgan. On February 19, 1955 in Spokane, Washington, he married Dorothy Medved and she survives.
Mr. Morgan retired from the United States Air Force as Chief Master Sergeant after thirty two years of service. He served during the Korean War and Vietnam War having been stationed at various bases across the world including serving in Thailand, Korea, Guam, and England. He was also part of the elite Pink Panthers serving as crew chief during their tour in South America. After retiring from the Air Force, he worked for Tippecanoe Valley Schools and for the Burkett Co-Op.
Mr. Morgan was a member of the American Legion. He was the symbol of patriotism and that of dedicated family man. He was always tinkering or doing something productive in life, always one to serve his family and friends. He enjoyed gardening, horseshoes, playing cards, dancing, singing, woodworking and most important spending as much time as possible with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Morgan, Rochester, Indiana, children, Ramona (Bryan) Gebert, Rochester, Indiana, Rebecca (Ryan) Murphy, Rochester, Indiana, Beth Schoen, Rochester, Indiana, Dana (Cathy) Morgan, Middleville, Michigan, Patrick Morgan, Portland, Oregon, Eric Morgan and companion Jessica Diaz, Rochester, Indiana, eight grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, brother, Daren (Dorothy) Morgan, Plymouth, Indiana, sisters, Barbara (Jake) Elliott, Bourbon, Indiana, Helen Robinson, Tippecanoe, Indiana, Lois Evans, Plymouth, Indiana, Jane Wilson, Greenwood, Indiana, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Barbara Wilson, son, Gary Michael Morgan, granddaughter, Melissa Broyles, brothers, John Adrian Morgan, Wayne Morgan, James Richard Morgan, Lloyd Morgan, sisters, Norma Fillinger, Mary Ann Orr and Kay Smith.
Funeral services will be conducted at 6:00 P.M. Thursday August 22, 2019 at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, Indiana. Friends may visit from 4-6 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home. Military services will be conducted by the United States Air Force Military Rites Team and the Fulton County Veterans Honor Guard following services Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Doctors without Borders. Online condolences may be expressed at www.zimmermanbrosfh.com
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