Alex W. Morgan, 97, of Taylorville, IL died at 11:06 pm Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Meadow Manor Nursing Home, Taylorville.

He was born September 4, 1916 in Taylorville, IL the son of Alex and Ethel May Oller Morgan. On December 24, 1938 he married Mary Elizabeth Boyd. She preceded him in death on April 12, 2013. Alex was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville. He was also a former Boy Scout leader, a member of the Taylorville Municipal Band for over 50 years and a member of the Naples, FL Municipal Band for 13 years.

Surviving is his son: Richard L. Morgan and wife Nila, Daughter Mary Frances Morgan, and Daughter-in-law: Kathy Morgan all of Taylorville. There are Seven Grandchildren and 14 Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son, Robert Morgan, and Brother: Tom Morgan.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville with Rev. Jeff Grote officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Friday in McClure Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 116 East Franklin, Taylorville, IL 62568.

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