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Arthur E. "Art" Morgan

March 24, 1932 — October 15, 2023


Arthur E. "Art" Morgan


Arthur E. "Art" Morgan, 91, of Monticello, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2023 at IU Health White Memorial Hospital.

He was born on March 24, 1932 in Springfield, OH to the late Arthur "Ernest" and Elizabeth Lucy (Morey) Morgan. On April 6, 1952 he married the former Sherry Bunnell at her family home in Monticello.  She survives.

Art was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1952 and served as a medic in a MASH unit during the Korean war. He then went to work for the Journal and Courier and later as sales manager at Antioch Publishing Company from which he retired.  Art had served as president of the Lafayette Typographical Union #64. He was a member of the Friends of the Library and served on the library board of trustees.  He was a member of and taught Sunday school at Monticello United Methodist Church for over 40 years. He enjoyed printing, reading, caning chairs, furniture refinishing, model building, traveling and seeing new places and meeting new people.   

Surviving along with his wife, Sherry of Monticello are two daughters, Kathy (husband, Terry) Newby of Kokomo, Candee (husband, Rick) Haskins of Los Alamos, NM; brother, Lee (Vicki) Morgan of MN; grandchildren, Erica (Wayne) Smith, Sherry (Shannon) Cardwell; four great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, Mike Morgan; two sisters, Jenifer and Benetta Morgan; and a grandson, Michael Haskins.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are encouraged to the Monticello United Methodist Church.  

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