Robert R. Morgan
April 01, 1945 ‒ March 01, 2016
Lewis Center, Ohio
Robert R. Morgan, 70, a long-time resident of Delaware County, passed away on March 1, 2016 surrounded by loving family and friends. Bob served as Superintendent of the Delaware County Board of Development Disabilities for 31 years and retired in May of 2015.
Bob is survived by his wife of 47 years, Lynn McDowell Morgan and his sons, Tyler (Ashley Petry) and Ryan (Karen & Evan Riley); Sisters, Karen (Steve) Noland and Lavonne (Agustin) Fabregas; Brother-in-law, Robert (Lynda) McDowell; Nieces, Shannon McDowell, Cheryl McKeever, Nicole McKeever, Alhena Gonzalez Zulueta, Danika Bishop and Jade Lugo; Nephews, Ecmay (Yanet Lugo) Gonzalez Mendieta, Nikolas McKeever, and Leandro Gonzalez Zulueta; Uncles, Dorsey (Anne) Romine, William Romine; Aunt, Elizabeth Whetstone; a large extended family of cousins and friends, too numerous to count. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Virginia Morgan of Tallmadge, Ohio.
Bob worked through high school and college at Boy Scout Camp Manitoc, YMCA Camp Y-Noah, and served as Tallmadge YMCA Youth Director. Bob earned the rank of Eagle Scout in the BSA Organization. He graduated from Mt. Union College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, where he was a scholarship athlete lettering 3 years on the Varsity Football Team. Go Purple Raiders! He also graduated from Akron University with a Master of Arts in Education. He served in the U.S. Army as a Captain in Military Intelligence and was stationed in Germany. Along with Bob’s many civic and business responsibilities, he always found time to play Santa Claus for all those who believe.
A memorial service will be held at Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William Street at Valleyside Dr, Delaware, Ohio 43015 on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations made to the Robert Morgan Memorial Fund, 8917 S Old State Rd. # 158, Lewis Center, OH 43035. The proceeds will be divided among Bob’s passionate support for Delaware County Board of Developmental Disabilities – Early Intervention Program, Boy Scouts of America, and YMCA Camp Y-Noah in Mt. Pleasant, Ohio.
Bob will be interred with military honors at The Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in a private service.
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