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Cordie Morgan Jr.

December 11, 1921 — October 10, 2016

Cordie Morgan, Jr., of Seguin, passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016 at the age of 94. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri, on December 11, 1921 to Cordie Morgan, Sr., and Louise Marie Edna (Lightle).

Cordie proudly served in the US Navy during WWII. He was always thankful that he did not meet an early fate and was shipped out the night before Pearl Harbor was attacked. He served time on two ships, the USS Dale and USS Markarb as a Navy Diver and welder (shipfitter), and he was a Champion Boxer with the 7th fleet - US NAVY. He received two Combat Ribbons, the American Defense Medals, after serving four campaigns in the Northern Pacific Islands.

Following an honorable discharge, Cordie, served as a Police Sergeant in Castle Hills, Texas for almost 15 years. He moved to Rockport and loved living on the coast. During these years, he worked as a: home builder, building inspector (Port Aransas), Boat Captain and a Superintendent for Whataburger, from which he would retire. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting.

He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Betty.

Survivors include his children, Cordie Morgan III, Cathie Flowers and husband Doug, Jim Morgan and wife Sylvia, Kirk Morgan and wife Sharon, and Victor Morgan and wife Heidi; 14 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

He will be greatly missed by those that knew and loved him.

Military Honors will be rendered and a Funeral Service to follow, in which Chaplain Tom Jones will be the officiant, will be held at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery (1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209), on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 10:15 a.m.

Funeral Services are under the care of Palmer Mortuary & Cremations (located at: 1116 N. Austin St., Seguin, TX 78155; 830.379.9430). Please log on, for all your floral needs and or to sign and view the guest book.


Funeral Service

Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd.
San Antonio, TX  78209
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
10:15 a.m.


Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd.
San Antonio, TX  78209
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