Brian Morgan

Sunday, September 16, 2012
Brian Morgan

VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Brian Ray Morgan, 38, of Villa Ridge passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, following injuries sustained from an automobile accident just south of Ullin, Ill.

Brian was born March 12, 1974, in Sikeston, Mo., son of the late Craig Morgan and Bonnie Owens Morgan.

Brian was a farm manager with DeLine Farms in Southeast Missouri. He was an avid hunter, a graduate of the Meridian High School Class of 1993 in Mounds, Ill., and of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his maternal grandfather, Dallas Owens.

Survivors include a daughter, Becca Morgan of Villa Ridge; maternal grandmother, Betty Owens of Villa Ridge; three aunts, Vicki Penny of Murray, Ky., Carolyn Lerod of Cleveland, Tenn., and Debbie Holman of Crossville, Tenn.; an uncle, Keith Owens of Paducah, Ky.; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Friends may call from 8 a.m. until time of service Monday at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Reggie Wilcock officiating. Interment will be in the IOOF Cemetery in Charleston, Mo.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorials to Tribute Program, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942, in memory of Brian Morgan.