Raleigh Morgan, age 98, of Corbin, Kentucky passed away on Sunday, September 3, 2017, at his home in Corbin, KY. He was the son of the late Claude and Molly (Wooton) Morgan. Born on September 17, 1918, in Hyden, KY.
Mr. Morgan was preceded in death by his wife: Cinda (Smith) Morgan, his parents, one sister: Annalee Roberts, one brother: Oakley Morgan, one grandchild: William (Mike) Morgan, and one Great-Grandchild: Nickolas Morgan.
Raleigh served in Service Company 713th Tank Battalion, Armored Flame Thrower Division, having been Honorably Discharged as a Sergeant in the United States Army, earning a Bronze Star in World War II. He was a member of the American Legion Post #88 (Corbin),a retired factory worker for General Motors, and was a Deacon of Corinth Baptist Church in Corbin, KY.
He is survived by one son: William Douglas Morgan & wife Karen of Brookville, OH; one daughter: Carolyn Morgan of Columbus, OH; two Grandchildren: Mark Morgan and Marsha Morgan; seven Great Grandchildren: Hope Smith, Mitchell Morgan, Gracanne Morgan, Alex Morgan, Sarah Morgan, Amanda Morgan, and Hannah Morgan; and one Great-Great Grandchild, Adelynn Smith. He also leaves behind a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
A memorial service will be held in his honor on Saturday, September 23rd, 2:00 p.m., at Hyden Baptist Church, Hyden, KY.
This is a courtesy announcement of Wolfe and Sons Funeral Home
SEP 23. 02:00 PM
Hyden Baptist Church
Hyden, KY, US, 41749