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Funeral: 1:00 P.M. – Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Smithsboro Baptist Church at Sassafras, KY with Rev. Ronnie “Butch” Pennington Jamie Reynolds and Rev. Tim Reynolds officiating.
Interment: Morgan Family Cemetery – Hoskinston, Kentucky
Visitation: 6:00 – 10:00 P.M. – Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at the church.
Rev. Cecil E. “Pudge” Morgan of Sassafras, Kentucky was welcomed into the arms of his loving Lord and Savior on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Cecil was born March 24, 1965 in Hyden, Kentucky to the union of the late Cecil and Della Mosley Morgan. Cecil was a 1984 graduate of the Leslie County High School. He was united in marriage to Donna Baker on June 15, 1985. Cecil spent his formative years in Hyden and later he attended the Clear Creek Bible College in Pineville, Kentucky, graduating in 1993. Upon graduating, Cecil began his ministry. During his ministry, he presided over many churches, including, Dwarf Baptist church, Williams Memorial Baptist Church, Evarts Baptist Church, Leatherwood Baptist Church and Irvin Baptist Church. Currently, he presided at the Smithsboro Baptist Church at Sassafras, Kentucky. Cecil loved the Lord and worked tirelessly for his cause. He was a beloved pastor, husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. Cecil was known by many as “Pudge” and by the children as “Bear Bear”. In his personal time, Cecil enjoyed fishing, hunting, and wood work. Cecil was 53 years old.
In addition to his parents, Cecil was preceded in death by a sister, Alecia Ann Morgan Sickles.
Cecil leaves behind, his loving and devoted wife, Donna Baker Morgan of Sassafras, KY; two beloved sons, Jonathon Cecil Morgan (Marie) of Hazard, KY, and Chester Morgan (Maricka) of Sassafras, KY; two sisters, Charlotte Dykes (Larry), and Carty Rene Morgan (James), both of Stinnett, KY; one cherished grandchild, Felicity Morgan; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Johnny and Jeanette Baker of Hyden, KY; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, church family and friends also survive.
Arrangements under the direction of Wolfe & Sons Funeral Home