Mr. Kenneth D. Morgan, 95, of Bonita Springs FL and formerly of Mendon MA, died Sunday morning (February 25, 2018) following an illness. He was the widower of Dorothy M. (Condrick) Morgan, who died in 1998. They were married 50 years.
Mr. Morgan was born in Uxbridge MA and was a graduate of Milford High School, Class of 1939. He served as art editor for his high school yearbook, where it was noted that “His ability soon showed him to be an artist supreme, extending a helpful hand to teacher and classmate”. After high school, he attended Brigham Young University for a year, prior to the outbreak of the war.
Mr. Morgan was a WW II US Army Air Corps veteran where he served as a radio operator on a B-24 crew and had attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. Following his military service, he was employed at the New England Telephone Company until his retirement in 1984.
Mr. Morgan enjoyed camping with his family across the country for many years, especially enjoying national parks and presidential libraries. He reported that his favorite trip was to see the Grand Canyon.
He is survived by 1 Son: Robert Morgan of Slatersville RI; 3 Daughters: Ann M. Clark and her husband Kevin J. Clark of Hallowell ME, Patricia M. Galvin and her husband Patrick J. Galvin of Hingham MA and Bonita Springs FL and Mary A. Morgan of Rumford RI; 6 Grandchildren; 5 Great Grandchildren; 1 Sister: Eleanor Creed of Hingham MA. He was pre-deceased by his daughter, Kathleen Ann Morgan.
In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place. His funeral will be held Monday (March 12th) at 9am from the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Gabriel the Archangel Church, 151 Mendon Street, Upton MA. Burial of his cremains will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in West Roxbury MA. Visiting hours will be held Sunday (March 11th) from 3pm to 5pm.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation @ www.jdrf.org .