Clyde M. Morgan


(June 9, 1908-December 3, 1991)


NORFOLK--The funeral for Clyde M. Morgan, 83, of 25 Maple St., will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Buck Funeral Home, Norwood, with the Rev. Robert Tice, pastor of Norfolk Wesleyan Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Norwood.

Mr. Morgan died Tuesday after noon in A. Barton Hepburn Hospital, Ogdensburg, where he had been a patient since, Nov. 29.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Norfolk Volunteer Rescue Squad or the A. Barton Hepburn Hospital, Ogdensburg, dialysis unit.

Surviving are his wife, Ruby; four sons, Robert, West Chazy, Richard, Norwood, Wayne, Redwood, and David, Hannawa Falls; two daughters, Mrs. Harold (Carol) Gardner and Dorothy Crowley, both of Chattahoochee, Fla.; 21 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren ; two brothers, the Rev. Ray Morgan, Morley, and Fred, Norwood, and four sisters, Betty Kirk and Mrs. Robert (Olive) Haggett, both of Norwood, Alice Dunbar, Massena, and Mrs. Walter (Mildred) Orr, Henrietta.

Two sisters, Helen Brakey and Ethel Matson, died before him.

Born in Norwood on June 9, 1908, a son of Edson and Alta Marsh Morgan, he married Ruby Z. Matson on April 6, 1931, in LaFayette.Mr. Morgan was employed with Alcoa as an inspector in the shipping and packing department until his retirement on Nov. 1, 1969, after 32 years of service.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge 689 and the Alcoa 25 Year Club and a communicant of Norfolk Wesleyan Church.


(Taken from the December 5, 1991 edition of the Watertown Daily Times).