Jimmy Morgan

Born in Gainesboro, TN on February 8, 1943

Departed on February 4, 2020 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Jimmy Walden Morgan Sr. passed away on Tuesday, February 4th 2020 in Nashville, TN. Funeral Services for Jimmy will be held on Saturday February 8th 2020 at 11:00AM in the Chapel of Hendersonville Funeral Home with interment to follow at 3:00PM in Draper Cemetery in Pleasant Shade, TN. Dr. Bruce Chesser & Brother Terry Samples will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be: Randy Draper, Joey Draper, Freddy Morgan, John Morgan Dewayne Taylor, Michael Simmons, Jason Morgan & Todd Parker. Honorary pallbearers include: Dee Eubank, Daniel Eubank, Mike Witt, Earl Simmons. Pallbearers at the cemetery will include Becker Morgan, Bo Morgan, Zach Covington, Kevin Covington, Buddy Morgan, Ralph Morgan, Roy Morgan & Jason Morgan with Bro. Edward Anderson conducting the committal service.

The family will accept visitors at the funeral home on Friday February 7th from 4:00PM until 8:00PM. Visitation will continue Saturday February 8th from 10:00AM until service time at 11:00AM.

Jimmy leaves behind a legacy of love. Many knew him by his nickname “Dog” and to his grandchildren he was “Papa Dog”. When Jimmy was young he loved to play softball. He became a talented hunter & took up bowling as well. Later in life, he became very passionate about golf and would share the love of that sport with his family.

Jimmy is preceded in death by his parents Fred & Doris Morgan. His sister Wanda Sue Hendrix & brother Lester Grey Morgan.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Catherine Morgan. His son Jim Jr. & (Cricket) Morgan. Daughter Pattie & (Kevin) Covington. Grandchildren: Becker Morgan, Brynn Morgan, Bo Morgan & Zach Covington. His sister Linda Sexton, brother Joe & (Sandra) Morgan, brother Ralph & (Peggy) Morgan, brother Roy & (Wanda) Morgan, brother Buddy & (Mary-Alice) Morgan as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Jimmy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Flowers are accepted and any memorial contributions can be made in Jimmy’s name to Hendersonville Homebound Meals on Wheels or to Draper Cemetery.
For more information, please visit https://www.hendersonvillefh.com/

16 Comments to Sr Jimmy Morgan

  1. Charles Willoughby
    February 6, 2020 4:16 pm

    My deepest sympathy! Charles Willoughby

  2. Barbara Boaz Billy McCue
    February 6, 2020 5:38 pm

    Catherine I’m so sorry about Jimmy Love You

  3. Terry Kemp
    February 6, 2020 6:25 pm

    Jimmy was always kind to everyone he came in contact with. I was lucky enough to be able to call this man my friend. Joanne and myself will miss him dearly. Thoughts and prayers for your family.

  4. Linda Taylor
    February 6, 2020 7:03 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss

  5. Jo Ann Bowman
    February 6, 2020 10:04 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Steve Mosley
    February 6, 2020 10:53 pm

    Catherine and the Morgan Family- I am so deeply sadden for the loss of Jimmy. He was such a well loved and had a caring heart for everyone. I am so proud to say I worked for him for the past 32 plus years and very thankful to all for the memories we shared . I must say I looked to Jimmy as my second dad. My prayers and thoughts are with all the family and will keep praying for peace and comfort during this sad time. Rest In Peace, Jimmy and I dearly loved you. You will surely be missed..

  7. Craig Hudgens
    February 7, 2020 12:02 am

    To the Morgan family,
    I am heart broken of the news of Mr Jimmy. He was more than just a friend to me. For 18 years he was my only electrician I would allow on my jobs. The best of the best. I can’t begin to say the impact he has had on so many of us in the construction field. He was a father figure to many of us. My dad passed 7 years ago and he reminded me of my father so much. I love you Mr Jimmy and Thank you for touching my life and for so many great memories. Kill a big deer for me on heaven! Rest in peace my brother!

  8. Terry & Jan Samples
    February 7, 2020 11:01 am

    Cathy, Jim, Pattie & family…you have been so blessed to have had such a wonderful husband, father & relative. Jimmy has been such an outstanding example w his life to all who knew him. Heaven is sweeter w Jimmy Morgan there.

  9. Monica and Marketta Wakefield
    February 7, 2020 12:50 pm

    You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Such a great family.

    Monica and Marketta Wakefield
    (Buddy’s neighbors from RBS)

    • Earl Brazle
      February 9, 2020 2:38 pm

      Such a Good Man Loved him Dearly,, I always called him Big Joe from Wartrace Tennessee,,he always had some beautiful trucks and cars,,,, Dad always worked and builded those HotRods Mr Joe Rest in Peace My Dear Friend and Brother 🙏🙏

  10. Brenda J Thomas
    February 7, 2020 1:02 pm

    Catherine I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and love to you and the family.

  11. Ron Spry
    February 7, 2020 4:42 pm

    Played many softball games with this great man. My prayers are with all of the family. God Bless. Ron Spry

  12. Jennie Loftis
    February 7, 2020 5:03 pm

    Condolences to his family and friends,and prayers for comfort during this time of loss and healthy healing as they adjust to their loss..

  13. Laura P. Resener
    February 7, 2020 6:08 pm

    Catherine and family, So sorry for your loss. Praying God’s comfort, love, and peace will surround your fine family. With love,

  14. Brenda Wheatley
    February 8, 2020 3:05 am

    Catherine . I am so sorry for your loss . My sister Sue and I thought a lot of you and Roxie. Jimmy will be missed. You have a wonderful family.

  15. Edward L Anderson
    February 8, 2020 12:18 pm

    Cathy and all the family: We were so sorry to learn of Jimmy’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. It only seems like yesterday you were dating and getting married. God has surely been good to you and will comfort you in this difficult time. It is an honor to be asked to assist with the committal service. May God bless. Edward and Barbara Anderson

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