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Elton Kent Morgan

March 1, 1958 ~ May 10, 2020 (age 62)

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Elton Kent Morgan

March 1, 1958 – May 10, 2020


Mr. Elton Kent Morgan, 62, passed away on May 10, 2020 in Jasper, Texas.

Elton was born on March 1, 1958 to Elton John Morgan and Lorine (Hinson) Morgan in Jasper, Texas. Elton proudly served in the United States Army with great honor, respect, and love for his country. He then started his career in construction as a carpenter, which he took pride in and would even share with his children while they were growing up. A simple man, Elton loved spending time fishing, hunting, using his guns, and listening to old country music along with classic rock. The most important thing to him was his family, as he cherished his kids and grandkids, who will always remember their “PawPaw”. His memory will live on in the hearts of those who knew him, and he will be deeply missed.

Elton is preceded in death by his parents, Elton John Morgan and Lorine Hinson Morgan; brothers, Jimmy Ronald Morgan and Clyde Morgan; sisters, Francis Amanda Bussey and Mildred Ann Whatley; and his son, Austin Morgan.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Casey Morgan of Kirbyville, TX, Angela Deaton and husband Derrick of Kirbyville, TX, Autumn Morgan of Jasper, TX; dear friend, Shirley Hermis; step-daughter, Monica Wood of Call, TX; step-son, Cody Hermis of Call, TX; sisters, Bertie Lee Butler of Kirbyville, TX, Karen Sue Key of Jasper, TX, Sarah Geneva Caffey of Jasper, TX, Wanda Gail Davidson of Jasper, TX; and grandchildren, Katelynn June Smith, Jonathan Danny-Lee Smith, Ember Grace Morgan, Roselynn Marie Deaton, Keigan Rainne Deaton, Zayne Adrian Deaton, Logan Wood, Holdyn Hermis, Wyatt Hermis; as well as numerous friends and extended family members.

To honor Elton’s life, the family will have a time of visitation on Thursday, May 14, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Forest Oaks Funeral Home, 601 W Gibson Jasper, TX 75951. Cremation services have been entrusted to Forest Oaks Funeral Home.

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May 14, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Forest Oaks Funeral Home
601 W Gibson Street
Jasper, TX 75951

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