Edwin C. Morgan


    Edwin C. Morgan of Kansas City, Missouri was born November 11, 1937 in Maries County to August J. and Mary C. (Southard) Morgan and passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at the age of 82 years.


    Ed was Baptist by faith, baptized when he was young and faithful throughout his life. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Clinton, Missouri at the time of his death.
    Ed graduated from Belle High School in 1955 and served three years in the United States Marine Corps. He was honorably discharged in 1958.
    In 1962 Ed went to St. Louis, Missouri and went to work for  Sunnen Products Company, a machine tool manufacturer, and worked for them until he retired the end of 1997. All but three years of that time he worked in the machine maintenance department with the last 11 1/2 years as the department supervisor.
    On April 20, 1963 he married Shirley Sue Elrod.
    They made their home in the St. Louis area, with the majority of the time living in Fenton, Missouri. In 1999 they retired to Clinton, Missouri.
    Ed enjoyed hunting and fishing. Ed was a quiet-natured, good, honest, hardworking man.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, August and Mary Morgan; two sisters, Idella White and Armenta Bridwell; one brother, Gus Morgan; two brothers-in-law, David White and Russell Bridwell; and one sister-in-law, Jean Morgan.
    He is survived by his wife, Sue of Kansas City, Missouri; son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Kim Morgan of Platte City, Missouri; daughter, Ellen Kreitz of St. Louis, Missouri; two grandsons, Bradley Morgan and Chris Morgan of Platte City, Missouri; one sister and brother-in-law, Erma and Buck Drewel of Belle, Missouri; one brother and sister-in-law, Elston and Malinda Morgan of Corpus Christi, Texas; one sister-in-law, Jessie Licklider of St. James Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at the Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle, Missouri.
    Funeral service was held at noon  on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at the Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle, Missouri.
    Interment was in the Skaggs Chapel Cemetery.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle, Missouri.