William "Bill" Parker Morgan, 78, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 14, 2008, at the Caruthersville Nursing Center.
Born March 24, 1930, in Caruthersville, son of the late Parker and Naomi Baird Morgan, he was a 1948 graduate of Caruthersville High School and a merchant in Caruthersville. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, charter member of the legion of Mary, and honorary member of Veterans of Foreign Wars.
On Dec. 24, 1948, in Caruthersville, he married Mary Ernestine Medlin, who preceded him in death on March 31, 2007.
Survivors include two daughters, Rebecca Morgan and Linda Burnett, both of Caruthersville; two sons, Jimmie Morgan, of Hayti, Mo., and Parker Morgan, of Springfield, Mo.; one brother, Frank Morgan, of Caruthersville; nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
H.S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville was in charge of arrangements.