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John L. Morgan, Jr.

John L. Morgan, Jr. of Baltimore, born June 27, 1926, passed away January 10, 2010.

He proudly served his country in the US Navy during WWII aboard the USS Nassau and the USS Steamer Bay, earning seven battle stars. John was employed with North American Rockwell in Columbus for many years and retired from North American Rockwell in Cape Kennedy, FL after 38 years total service.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Nellie and John L. Morgan, Sr.; brother, Robert L. Morgan; and sister, Helen Morgan Kent.

John is survived by his loving wife, Shirley; children, Christie Morgan (Robert L.) Rathgaber, Karen Morgan (Eugene, Jr.) Cantley, and John L. Morgan III; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to the 11 a.m. funeral on Thursday, January 14, 2010, at Cotner Funeral Home 7369 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Nelsonville. Contributions may be made in John’s memory to Basil Joint Fire District 410 Washington St. Baltimore, OH 43105. Messages may be sent to the family at

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