BONNE TERRE -- Reece H. Morgan, 75, died Sept. 24, 2008, at Des Peres Hospital in Kirkwood.
Born Dec. 12, 1932, in Maynard, Ark., to the late Reece and Sylvia Knotts Morgan, he was a retired Illinois State Trooper and received many awards and commendations for service. A U.S. Army veteran, he was a member of the Masonic Lodge 424 in Bonne Terre.
He married Geraldean Abner, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: three sons, Richard Morgan of Gillette, Wyo., Tony Tibbs of Denver and David Tibbs of Bonne Terre; two daughters, Patty Hughes of Farmington and Donna Bailey of Freeburg, Ill.; a daughter-in-law, Cathy Konrath; one brother, Gordon Morgan; and eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
One son, Gary Morgan; and one brother, Kenneth Morgan, preceded him in death.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Pete Gaerdner Funeral Home in Belleville, Ill., where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday.
Burial will be in the New Morley Cemetery in Morley.