Obituary for John Willie Morgan
John Willie Morgan, age 56, passed away at home on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Services for John Willie will be held at First Baptist Church, Clinton Street, on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Robert Earl Houston officiating and eulogy by Rev. Donald Townsend. Burial will follow in Greenhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at First Baptist Church, Clinton Street on Friday, June 30, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
John Willie was born in Frankfort on August 15, 1960, the son of the late Charles Percy Morgan and Jackie Mae Brownlee Childs. He was united in marriage to Alicia Oliver Morgan. He was a supervisor in the Grounds Motor Pool at Kentucky State University and a member of First Baptist Church, Clinton Street. John Willie loved hunting, fishing, motorcycling and being outdoors. Above all, he loved his God, wife, children, grandchildren and family.
He leaves behind his wife of 23 years, Alicia; five sons; four daughters; two brothers; one sister; and a host of grandchildren. He was blessed with many dear friends and extended family.
Pallbearers will be Eric Barnette, Sr., Eddie Davis, Bernard Green, Jobey Harvey, Rashad Rowe and David Slaughter. Honorary bearers are Jeffrey Brooks, Dewayne Brownlee, Gerald Brownlee, Jesse Brownlee, Melvin Brownlee, Tarlando Brownlee, Ben Childs, III, Lawrence Douthitt, Sonny Harris, Ricky James, Wallace Redd, Robbie Rowe and Jerome Withers.
Flowers are welcome or expressions of sympathy in John Willie’s name may be sent to First Baptist Church, 100 West Clinton Street, Frankfort, KY 40601.
Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home.