Warren O. Morgan, 80, of Port Clinton, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2008, in Riverview Healthcare Campus, Oak Harbor.
He was born Feb. 17, 1927, in Port Clinton, to Orval Clayton andGertrude (Buss) Morgan. He married Thecla V. Nitschke Dec. 27, 1947, in Fremont; shepreceded him in death on Jan. 28, 2007.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, where he earned the Victory Medal, The American Area Campaign Medal, and the Asiatic Pacific Area Campaign Medal. He was the owner/operator of Morgan's TV & Appliance store for 26 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church, Port Clinton, where he served as past president of church council.
He was a member of the V.F.W. Homer D. Gardner Post 2480, American Legion Post 113, Elks Lodge 1718, Moose Lodge 1610, and the Port Clinton Yacht Club. He was a charter member and past president of the Port Clinton Jaycees. He was a past member of the Port Clinton Rotary Club and Colonial Club. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends.
Survivors include his daughters, Patricia Elsholz of Dundee, Mich., and Cathy (Heinrich) Dawson of Columbus, Ohio; sons Jeffrey (Carol) Morgan of Port Clinton, and Richard (Mary) Morgan of Pemberville, Ohio; grandchildren, Eric Elsholz, Scott Elsholz, Kristen Knight, Marissa Barr, Zachary Morgan, Alexandra Johnson, and Sara and Emma Morgan; six great-grandchildren; and sister, Maxine Boling of Port Clinton.
He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; sister, Coleen Griesme; and stepmother,Mercedes Morgan.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday in Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home, Port Clinton. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, in Peace Lutheran Church, Port Clinton, and officiated by the Rev. Karl Kessler; there is visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, where military graveside services will be conducted by V.F.W. Homer D. Gardner Post2480 and American Legion Post 113. Memorial contributions may be given to Peace Lutheran Church. Condolences may be shared with the family at walkerfuneralhomes.com.