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Leon retired in 2005 as a grader operator for Jackson Paving. He spent many years doing various jobs at several coal mines before retiring. He loved to fish, tell stories and enjoyed raising animals on his mini-farm. Leon never met a stranger. He loved his family and friends. Nothing made him happier than being called Uncle Leon, he treasured spending time with them, and anything with his grandsons.
Family left behind to cherish Leon's memory are his wife, Edna Morgan; one daughter, Amanda (Todd) Woodruff of Odon; grandchildren Tyler, Brandon and Riley Woodruff; two brothers, Roy (Janice) Morgan and Malcolm Melvin (Wanda) Morgan; three sisters, Jane Adkins, Wanda Crane and Pat Morgan; sisters-in-law, Barbara Summerlin, Lodema (John) Evans and Jenny (Billy) Palmer; 35 nieces and nephews that he loved dearly.
Leon is preceded in death by his parents; mother-in-law Viola Westmoreland; brothers Malcolm Morgan, Troy Morgan, Talmadge Morgan and Leonard Morgan; sisters Katherine Morgan and Vinita Ann Morgan; brothers-in-law, Tommy Summerlin and Dorvin Guffey; and sister-in-law Geraldine Guffey.
A Celebration of Life is scheduled for 2 p.m. until 6 p.m., with a Memorial Service at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at Elnora Christian Church in Elnora, Indiana, with Bro. Richard Smith officiating. A Celebration of Life is also scheduled for 2 p.m. CST until 6 p.m. CST with a Memorial Service at 6 p.m. CST on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at East Brow Baptist Church in Flat Rock, Alabama, with Bro. Charles Smith officiating. Leon will be laid to rest in the Morgan Family Cemetery in Trenton, Georgia.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Elnora Christian Church in Elnora, Indiana, East Brow Baptist Church in Flat Rock, Alabama, or Dade County High School football team in Trenton, Georgia.
All arrangements have been entrusted to Meng Family Funeral Home in Odon, Indiana. Online condolences may be sent to www.mengfuneralhome.com.
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