Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

January 11, 2013

John Calvin Morgan, 88


Greensburg Daily News

Greensburg — John Calvin, Morgan, 88, born in Clarksburg, May 14, 1924, he left his work here Jan. 8, 2013 after living a very full life.

John had lived in Monticello since 1986, after leaving his active vocational life in Elkhart.

He had served in the US Army as a Major in the 114th Airborne Division. John was stationed in the Philippines during World War II.

He then returned to the U.S. and attended Purdue for his undergraduate studies, where he received his Master’s Degree in Education.  

On Oct. 6, 1950, he married June Finley on her parent’s farm, near Freeland Park.

He moved to Elkhart where he was a teacher and guidance counselor, then retired in 1986 as the Director of the Elkhart Area Career Center.

John was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Elkhart and Monticello.

John stayed active in the Army Reserves for over 20 years.

He was also a 60-year plus member of the Masonic Lodge.

John had volunteered, and served with the Boy Scouts of America for many years. John was an avid reader, and liked photography. He loved automobiles and working on them.

John was always on the go, and was a habitual “do it yourselfer”, rewarding himself with ice cream. John will always be remembered for wearing a bow-tie.

Survivors include his wife, June Morgan; son, James Morgan; daughter, Jane Malashock; and brother, Loyd Morgan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Mary Morgan; and his brothers, George and Layman Morgan.