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Charles Elmer Morgan

Charles Elmer Morgan,72, Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 2:14 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at his home in Palmyra.

Charles was born July 27, 1949, in Hartshorn, Mo., to Louis Elmer and Francis Stanton Morgan (Carter). He was married to Dorothy E. Metcalf for over 40 years. She survives.

Charles Elmer Morgan

Other survivors include his seven children, Ron Lake, Darren Morgan, Allen Morgan, Lonette Morgan Ricky Morgan, Delaina Tinker (Jeff) and Vanessa Morgan-Cashman (Matthew); 16 grandchildren, Chris and Heather Lake, Kim Gooding (Chance), Chelsi, Cacia and Cason Morgan, Dillon Cowder (Alex), Kalin and Kadin Morgan, Zayne and Lydia Tinker, Kohleigh Abell and Ryder and Rhett Cashman; 14 great-grandchildren; one brother, Marty Morgan; one sister, Sherry Skaggs; and many nieces and nephews.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Jerry, Johnny and Lewis Morgan; four sisters, Aleta Braithewait, Vivian Warner, Marjorie Lynn Morgan and Brenda Lea Morgan; grandchildren Dakota Lake and Kadence Morgan; and many beloved in-laws and friends.

He was a self-employed house siding contractor for over 30 years. A hardworking family man, through and through, Charles loved spending time with his kids and grandkids. 

He played dominoes, barbecued and just had a little mischievous fun. He was a proud pappa to his many great-grandchildren as well! He enjoyed time spent fishing and hunting in the great outdoors.

There will be no services at this time.

Memorials may be made to the family for grandchildren’s education fund.

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The family is being served by Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra.