OBITUARY

Bobby Joe Morgan

October 18, 1932January 3, 2020

Funeral Service for Bobby Joe Morgan, 87, of Canton will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Eubank Funeral Home with Bro. David Christine officiating.

On the afternoon of January 3rd, 2020, Bobby Joe Morgan of Canton, TX, went to his eternal home with his Savior, Jesus.

Bobby was the sixth of eight children born to Jimmy Allen and Vada Sally Morgan in 1932 in Corinth Community, TX. In 1953, while working at Circle T Meats, he caught a glimpse of a beautiful new coworker across the room and declared to all his colleagues within earshot that he had seen the woman he was going to marry. A few months later he married Clara V Martin and began a marriage that thrived for 66 years.

After proudly serving in the Army from 1953-55, Bobby worked as a plant manager at Sunny Jim Peanut Butter and Peter Pan Peanut Butter. He retired once, but it didn’t suit him so he took up a second career as a cabinet maker. His loyalty, work ethic, and attention to safety was unmatched.

Bobby would say the accomplishment he was most proud of was his family. He and Clara raised two children, Terri Lynn Caster and Rhonda Gayle Biggs. He loved his sons-in-law, David Caster and Jeff Biggs, and his granddaughters, Kimberly Caster Morgan and Ashley Biggs Ashcraft. His great-grandchildren, Austin Ward, Micaiah Ashcraft, Eleanor Ashcraft, Adeline Ashcraft, and Silas Ashcraft also brought him tremendous joy. Just looking at a picture of his great grandchildren would bring a smile to his face and light to his eyes.

When he retired for good he and Clara moved to Oakland Community and lived in the house he helped his father build decades before. He loved to sit in his chair by the window and tell stories about cars. He was known for correctly guessing the make and model of car just by the sound.

Bobby leaves a legacy of integrity, determination, and love. He spent his life providing for others, especially his family. While he is deeply missed, we live in hope and wait expectantly to see him again.

He is survived by his wife Clara; sister-in-law Shirley Morgan, daughter Rhonda (Jeff); and grandchildren Kimberly, Ashley (Karl); and five great grandchildren.

Bobby is preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Terri (1955-2001), and all his siblings; Jim Morgan, Johnny Morgan, Winona Poole, Earnest Ray, Billy Morgan, Ralph Morgan, and Peggy Priddy.

A visitation with the family will be held from 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m. on Friday, January 10th, 2020, at Eubank Funeral Home located at 27532 State Hwy 64, Canton, TX 75103.

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Oakland Cemetery Association, Attn. Ruth Lundsford, P.O. Box 1054 Canton, TX 75103 or The Alzheimer's Association.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, January 10, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 11, 2020

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Susi Smith-Young

January 10, 2020

I remember so well the gatherings at Bobby and Clara V's home. They were often the host of family events. They were gracious and always welcoming. They were especially kind to Bobby Lee and me as we started our young marriage.
Rhonda and Clara V, I cannot be there for Bobby's services but will have you in my heart and prayers today. Bobby Lee and his friend A.J. will not come as they have some health issues that keep them from going very far from home. Thank you, for staying in touch. Love to y'all at this so very hard time.
RIP Bobby.

Susan Caster Ross

January 6, 2020

Morgan Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers to the entire family at this time.

With deep sympathy,
Susan Caster Ross

Jerra McMillon

January 5, 2020

Bobby will be dearly missed . I’ll always remember Bobby loving on his baby doll and kissing it telling the baby how beautiful it was and how much he loved it . Bobby will hold special place in my heart .

Your CNA — Jerra
I love you.

Katherine Shellenberger

January 4, 2020

Bobby will be dearly missed. Thank you for letting us share and take care of him. He is a blessing and is a great angel for the Lord.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY