Joe Dan Morgan

Monday, November 5, 2018

Joe Dan Morgan, 89, of Rector, Ark., passed away on November 3, 2018, at the Piggott Community Hospital, Piggott, Ark. Joe was born on July 23, 1929, to the late Robert and Nancy (Grogan) Morgan. He served his country in the United States Army for 23 years for the Army Security Agency. He then came back to the Rector community and worked with his brother as owners of the Rector Lumber Company.

In addition to his parents, Robert Wesley and Nancy Emmaline Morgan, he was preceded in death by his brother James Morgan; and his sisters, Vonna Jean Searles, Phyllis Johnson, Bernadine Adams and Edress Mobley.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Layne) Morgan; his stepson, Keith Parsons and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.

Visitation will be held beginning at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Irby/Mitchell Funeral Home, of Rector. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Woodland Heights Cemetery, Rector.

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