James Arthur Morgan

James Arthur Morgan

July 2, 1947 - February 2, 2023

James Arthur Morgan, 75, of Corbin passed away Thursday, February 2, 2023, at his home.  Born July 2, 1947, in Albany, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Clyde C. and Daisy Morgan.

James was a United States Army Vietnam veteran.  He later worked as a diesel mechanic for over 30 years with Ryder Trucking Company.  James most treasured spending time with his family and also enjoyed fishing and playing Bingo with his friends.

In addition to his father and mother, James was preceded in death by his loving wife, Rita Morgan, on December 17, 2013; and his brother, Daniel Lee Morgan.

James leaves behind his son, Michael Morgan and wife Leeann; granddaughter, Ashley Smith and husband Billy; two great-grandchildren: Wilmalee Smith and Derek Smith; sister, Helen Horvath; sister, June C. Wells; brother, Nathan Morgan and wife Dorothy Ann; sister, Wanda S. Sawyers; sister, Joyce Dean Ivey and husband George; and sister, Juanita Smith and husband Lewayne.  He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends, along with his beloved Jack Russell dog, Bingo.

A service of remembrance will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 7, 2023, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Roger Wells and Jimmy Hoffman officiating.  Burial will follow Hart Cemetery with military honors by the American Legion Post 88 Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends from 12 – 2 P.M. Tuesday at Hart Funeral Home, located at 1011 Master Street in Corbin.



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  • Ashley Smith
    Posted at 11:51h, 05 February Reply

    We miss you already ! We will love you forever and you will always be in our hearts. I always loved when you would tell your army stories that you would tell us .we loved To hear your laughter your granddaughter will always cherish every story you ever told me and our nights out having fun together and our everyday face timing .you will truly be missed and we will love you till the end of our time rest in peace my sweet grandpa my nickname for you was my James o ❤️

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