Calvin Morgan

August 28, 1927 ~ February 19, 2020 (age 92)


Calvin Morgan, 92, of Tiffin, passed away at 10:20 A.M. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 in Tiffin, Ohio.

Calvin was born to Genevieve Starr Morgan and Calvin Price on August 28, 1927 in Toledo, Ohio.  On August 19, 1950, Calvin married Joan Catherine Gurney at the Washington Street United Methodist Church in Tiffin.  They renewed their vows in 1962 in the Catholic Church in Tucson, Arizona.

Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Joan Morgan of Tiffin; sons, Michael Calvin (Debra) Morgan of Tiffin, Mark Anthony (Jane) Morgan of Tiffin and David Wade (Lynn) Morgan of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; daughter, Penny Starr (David) Morgan of Port Clinton; five grandchildren, Heidi, Michael (Debbie), Christopher (Emily), Lindsay (Herb) and Jeremy (Angela); seven great grandchildren; and two great, great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Rush Alford, Jr.

Calvin was a Merchant Marine in World II in Italy at the age of 17 and an Army Veteran of the Korean War.  Calvin was a machinist by trade and worked for The National Machinery in Tiffin, Hughes Aircraft in Tucson, Arizona and McDonnell Douglas in San Diego, California.  He then moved his family north to Newport Beach working for Cadillac Controls.  Calvin finished his career out of Cleveland, Ohio with Trabon Lubriquip.

Calvin was a life member of the VFW Post 2858, DAV, and the American Legion Post 169.  He was actively involved in the Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 172 in Findlay.  He was a proud American and was honored to serve his Country.

Calvin was a devoted husband and father and cherished his time with his family.  Calvin loved life and felt blessed for each day.  His favorite pass times were roller skating, shooting pool and bowling.

He had an adventurous spirit and loved to travel and explore different places, traveling often with his wife and family throughout the States.  Calvin’s contagious smile, welcoming blue eyes and gentle soul will be forever missed by his family.

His Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, February 24, 2020 at St. Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Matthew Mammen officiating.  A Rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to Mass.  Burial will follow in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family from 2-5:00 P.M. on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-2424.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Korean War Veterans Association, Chapter 172,  One Windstone Court, Findlay, Ohio 45840.

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February 23, 2020

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory
236 S. Washington St.
Tiffin, OH 44883

Funeral Mass
February 24, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church
85 S. Sandusky St.
Tiffin, OH 44883

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