Ralph Thomas Morgan Jr. (RT) age 60 of Middleburg, Florida passed away Oct. 11, 2012 after a long & courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife & high school sweetheart of 41 years, Anna Burton Morgan. His son, Jeremy Allen Morgan, 2 granddaughters, Ashtyn Taylor Morgan & Kalyn Ann Morgan, his father, Ralph Thomas Morgan Sr., his brother Daniel B. Morgan & sister-in-law Teresa A. Morgan, one nephew, Daniel B. Morgan Jr, and 3 great nephews, Chandler, Kyler and Tanner Morgan, also numerous relatives of both the Morgan and Boone families. Ralph was predeceased by his mother, Vera Boone Morgan in 2006.
Ralph was a field superintendent employed by Scherer Construction Jacksonville with a home office in Gainesville and was supervising a commercial project in Port Orange, Florida. He also contributed too many of the buildings in Jacksonville, like the Veterans Memorial Arena and the Performing Arts Center while employed with Acousti Engineering.
Ralph was a huge Florida Gators fan and a long time season ticket holder and a member of Gator Boosters. Saturdays during footbal1 season were spent with loving friends, tailgating and fixing his famous hush puppies and shrimp, with his special dip. Florida-Georgia games were a wonderful time in the RV in Jacksonville with many good friends. Ralph also enjoyed the beach, the lakes, camping, floating down the Santa Fe River and spending time in his "man-cave garage" watching the Jaguars and Nascar races.
A memorial service will be held at Kingsley Lake Baptist Church, 6289 Mary Dot Lane, Starke FL 32091 on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Zeb Cook officiating.
Family requests casual dress only: jeans/t shirts. Gator Fans wear your Orange & Blue. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Stand Up to Cancer at Standup2cancer.org or Haven Hospice at havenhospice.org in memory of Ralph.
Ralph was dearly loved by his family and friends and will be greatly missed by all. We will always remember his beautiful smile.
In all kinds of weather we all stick together.
Published in Gainesville Sun from October 14 to October 15, 2012