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ATTICA, Ind. - Everett E. Morgan, 95, of the Riverside community, east of Attica, passed away unexpectedly at 8:40 a.m. EST Tuesday, November 7, 2017, in the emergency room of I.U. Health Hospital, Lafayette, Ind. He died two days prior to his 96th birthday.
Everett was born in Independence, Ind., on November 9, 1921. He was the son of the late Jesse and Nellie Zoe (King) Morgan.
Everett was raised in Independence, graduating from Williamsport High School in 1940. He has lived in the Riverside community east of Attica for over 75 years.
On December 25, 1940, Everett married his high school sweetheart, Hazel E. Bowman, in the parsonage of the Independence Methodist Church.
Everett was a life-long farmer, who also was a self-made mechanic, carpenter, electrician and plumber. He was quick with mathematics and figuring difficult problems.
He was a member of Attica Free Methodist Church. Everett enjoyed listening daily to the farm report and read extensively agricultural publications. He was able to do his own yard care and had used his chain saw last week to clear some timber.
He leaves behind his wife, Hazel, of 76 years, along with a daughter, Barbara (David) Foster, Attica; two sons, Jerry (Evelyn) Morgan, Punta Gorda, Fla., and Dr. Gene (Dr. Regina Rexroat) Morgan, Naples, Fla.; a sister, Helen Louise Gross, Lafayette; six grandchildren, Brad Morgan, Jara Morgan (fiancé, Rex Tingley), Brett (Debbie) Morgan, Capt. Jeffrey M. Morgan, Caleb (Jenifer) Foster and Abigail Foster; seven great-grandchildren, Molly Morgan, Maddy Morgan, Brooke Morgan, Alyssia Morgan, Jacob Morgan, Elizabeth Morgan and Will Morgan. He was preceded in death by an infant son, James William Morgan; a grandson, Aaron Foster; a sister, Etta Mae Johnson; and a brother, Francis Eugene Morgan.
Friends may call at the Maus Funeral Home, Attica, on Sunday, Nov. 12, from noon until service time at 2 p.m. with Pastor Jerry Badgley and Everett's family officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Attica. Should you elect to not send flowers, contributions may be made to the Attica Free Methodist Youth Ministry Fund.
Condolences may be sent on line to www.mausfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 8, 2017
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