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F. L. "Pete" Morgan, Jr.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

F. L. "Pete" Morgan, Jr., a resident of Seligman, Mo., was born July 6, 1925 in Lawrence, Kansas, a son of Forrest Lee, Sr. and Mary Kathleen (Roper) Morgan. He departed this life Friday, April 6, in his home in Seligman at the age of 86.

Pete is survived by one daughter, Jo Lee Duncan of Edmond, Okla.; four stepsons, Mike and Carolyn Sutton of Berryville; Harold Sutton of Oklahoma; John Mountjoy of California; and Jerry and Lynn Mountjoy of California; one stepdaughter, Kristy, and Johnny Tate of Seligman; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

On March 8, 1980, Pete was united in marriage with Mary Hoover, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents and one grandson, Michael Lee Duncan.

Graveside services were April 9 at the Eureka Springs Cemetery with Pastor Dayton Brattin officiating. Interment followed under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.