Robert “Bob” Morgan, 82 of Rush County, passed away on February 25, 2018, in New Castle. He was born on June 6, 1935 in Rush County to the late John and Mary (Roberts) Morgan. Bob was a 1953 graduate of Mays High School and went onto Purdue for some college. He married Shirley (Ferguson) Morgan on August 13, 1955 and she survives. Bob was a lifetime member of Center Christian Church. He was a farmer all his life in Rush County.
Bob was recognized with the Master Farmer Award for his outstanding agricultural production skills and his hard work to improve excellence in family, community, and schools. He was part of the Mays Lion Club for several years. Bob was on the Soil & Water Conservation Board and Rush County School Board for 20 years plus. He was the Chapter President and then the District President of the FFA.
Bob is also survived by his son, Darrell (Melissa) Morgan of Rush County; daughter, Debbie Gray of Rush County; son, Dean (Sherry) Morgan of Fayette County; sisters, Janet Holloway of Rushville and Mary Kay DeHaven of Mays.
He is also survived by his 6 grandchildren, Mathew (Britany) Morgan, John (Kelsey) Gray, Mandy (Zach) Poliska, Nick (Emmy) Morgan, Brett Morgan, and Kyle Morgan; seven great-grandchildren.
Bob is preceded in death by his brothers, John Wallace Morgan, Hugh Morgan, and Richard Morgan.
Services will be on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 11 AM in Center Christian Church, with Pastor Darryl Denney presiding. Friends are welcome to visit at the church on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 2-8 PM. Burial will be in Center Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to Center Christian Church in memory of Bob.