Marshall Benton Morgan
7/5/1954 - 5/12/2021

 

Marshall Benton Morgan, 66, of Irving Texas died May 12, 2021 at Ashford Hall Nursing Home. He was born in Cleburne, Texas  July 5, 1954 and raised in Greenville, Texas by his parents, James Harris Morgan and Barbara Knox Morgan. He married  Karen Kay Lee, June 25, 1995. 

Marshall was a graduate of Greenville High School and the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science but his love of cars lead him into a lifetime career in the used car industry.  Marshall had the spirit of a true entrepreneur and saw opportunity everywhere. He would always see the “diamond in the rough”.  From an early age, Marshall enjoyed playing the guitar and later sharing his love of the instrument with his boys.

He was preceded in death by his father Harris Morgan and is survived by his Mother, Barbara Morgan,  wife Karen Morgan, 2 sons, and 6 grandchildren.  Son Steven Perez-Morgan. Daughter in Law/Daughter Bethanie Tillery with grandchildren: Emily Tillery, Natalie Perez, Daniel Perez, and Ryan Tillery.  Son Ricardo "Ric" Perez with grandchildren Layla Perez and Gabriel Perez. His sister, Lynn and Jim Johnston, brother  J. Brian and Julie Morgan, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and lots of friends. 

Private interment for the family will be Friday June 18, 2021, at East Mount Cemetery in Greenville, Tx.  Officiating will be his cousin, Reverend Neill Morgan.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday June 19, 2021 at 11:00 am, at the Fundamental Baptist Church  1119 W. Shady Grove Rd.  Irving, Texas 75060  Officiating will be Pastor Steve McSwain.

His family wishes to thank the staff of Ashford Hall for the years of care and attention given to Marshall, especially Bethanie Tillery, and Amedisys Hospice.  Special thanks to The Fundamental Baptist Church and the congregation for all the love and support of the Morgan family.   

 




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