George D. Morgan, 76, was 25-year bus driver
George D. Morgan, 76, of Madison died at 6:45 a.m. Thursday, June 20, 2013 at King's Daughters Hospital in Madison.
Funeral services were Monday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Madison with Father John A. Meyer officiating. Burial was in Fairmount Cemetery in Madison.
Mr. Morgan was a 1955 graduate of Madison High School and an Indiana National Guard veteran. He had worked at Gans Funeral Home in Madison and then became owner of the funeral home in 1977. He sold the funeral home in 1981 and had worked with Vail-Holt Memorial Funeral Home until 1996. He had served as vice president of Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre since 1996. Mr. Morgan drove a school bus for the same route for 25 years with the Madison Consolidated School System. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club of Madison, the Madison Moose Lodge No. 765, Madison Elks Lodge No. 524, Historic Madison, Inc., Union Lodge No. 2 F.& A.M. and the Prince of Peace Catholic Church. He enjoyed riding and watching trains, collecting trains, raising bulldogs, the Ohio River, traveling and whistling.
Born December 1, 1936 in Madison, Mr. Morgan was the son of Waynte T. and Bessie Winters Morgan.
Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Darlene Hambrick Morgan; two sons, Troy (Lisa) Morgan of Madison and Trent (Jenni) Morgan of Columbus; two step-sons, Robby (Amy) Johnson and Chris (companion Angel) Tinker, all of Madison; grandchildren, Kaylan, Haeli and Jacob Morgan, Paige and Hailey Jones and Jordan and Kristin Johnson and stepsisters, Norita (John) Dattilo and Donna Ann Bennett, all of Madison.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Morgan was preceded in death by his stepmother, Mabel C. Jones Morgan; sisters, Norma Bentley and Betty Weaver and brother, Forrest Morgan.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Prince of Peace Catholic Church or Lide White Boys and Girls Club through the funeral home.