Roy R. Morgan, 79, of Bedford, Mich., died Tuesday Aug. 27, 2013, at Bronson Battle Creek. Roy was born April 17, 1934 in Dayton to Gayther and Mattie Yother Morgan and moved to Battle Creek, Mich. in 1952. Roy married the former Helen J. Prough on Aug. 8, 1953. Roy was employed as a millwright for the Michigan Paperboard Company for 46 years, retiring in 1998. Roy had also farmed in the Lacey, Mich. area for many years. Roy was a member of the 25 Year Club at Michigan Paperboard.
Roy is survived by his wife of 60 years, Helen; a daughter, Tammy (Edison) Hankes of Dowling, Mich.; sons, Wayne (Brenda) Morgan of Hastings, Mich. and Byron (Terrie) Morgan of Fernandina Beach, Fla.; eight grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers and a sister living in Dayton. Roy was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and two sisters.
The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, 223 North Bedford Rd., Battle Creek, Mich. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society or the charity of one’s choice. Visit Roy’s webpage at www.bachmanhebble.com.