John Richard Morgan
November 14, 1945 – June 10, 2018
Richard was a native of Jena, Louisiana and a resident of Gonzales. Richard passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Baton Rouge at the age of 72. Richard graduated from Northeast Louisiana University with a degree in Business Administration and was the retired owner of Gonzales Auto Paint of 35 years, a veteran of the U. S. Army from 1969 until 1971, a Gideon of the Gonzales Chapter for 25 years and a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church; also serving as an adult Sunday school teacher for many years. The visitation for Richard will be held on Wednesday June 13, 2018 at Ourso Funeral Home, Gonzales, from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm and resume on Thursday at Ourso Funeral Home, Gonzales for Religious Services at 11:00 AM celebrated by Rev. Scott Wright and Rev. Chris Blanchard. The interment will follow at Carpenters Chapel Cemetery. Richard is survived by his wife Lillian Ratcliff Morgan, daughters and sons-in-law: Stacy Morgan Allen and Aaron and Allison Morgan Blanchard and Keith, brothers and sisters-in-law: Marvin Morgan and Marlene, William (Bill) Morgan and Frances, grandchildren: Cole Richard Welch, Branae Rose Allen, Kate Madison Blanchard, Grant Ryan Welch and Adam Monroe Blanchard. Richard is preceded in death by his parents: Thomas Madison and Sybil Hughes Morgan. Serving as pallbearers for Richard will be Cole Welch, Jamie Morgan, Justin Morgan, John Smithson, Jay Evans and David Kobe. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Gideons International or the Methodist Children's Home. To offer condolences to the family you may visit www.oursofh.com.
- Visitation Wednesday, June 13, 2018
- Religious Service Thursday, June 14, 2018
John Richard Morgan
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June 29, 2018
I will always remember the quiet funny boy from high school and college, but also the man I was friends with while living in DeRidder during our time in the military. I'm so sorry for your loss and please know that our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.