August 22, 1948 - November 8, 2021
Pastor Michael Joe Morgan, 73, of Bryant, Indiana, passed away at home on the morning of Monday, November 8, 2021 following a lengthy illness. He was born on August 22, 1948 in San Fernando, California, a son of the late Arthur Samuel and Helen Jo (Crawley) Morgan. Mike graduated from Duncan Christian School in Duncan, Oklahoma, and was a 1969 graduate of Bible Missionary Institute in Rock Island, Illinois. He later earned a degree in debate from Black Hawk College, also in Rock Island, Illinois. In June of 1970, at the age of 21, Mike moved to Connersville, Indiana to become the pastor of the Bible Missionary Church. He would pastor in Connersville for 28 years, and for the past nine years has faithfully served as pastor of Union Chapel in Bryant, Indiana. Mike’s first love was ministry, but he was also an entrepreneur, and owned many businesses including H&R Block in Greensburg, Mike Morgan & Associates Real Estate and H&E Machine in Connersville, and was a partner of Kar Mart in Rock Island, Illinois. Mike was a 5-Star Diamond in Free Life International and was currently General Manager of Rite Drive in Muncie. Mike loved flying his airplane and riding horses and hunting; most of all, Mike loved being with his family. Mike was full of energy. He was determined and generous. His greatest passion was loving people, and Mike learned that forgiveness was the greatest gift one could give or receive. Those left to cherish Mike’s memory include his loving wife, Polly Ann Morgan; children, Michele (Jesse) Kelley of Sarasota, FL, Michael Morgan of Duncan, OK, Wesley (Jill) Morgan of Connersville, Ashley Morgan of Albany, and Sydney (Austin) Talmage of Connersville, Tiffany (Jim) Pierce of Brighton, CO, and Isaac Durham of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Morgan (David) Goins, Micah (Casey) Kelley, Logan Morgan, Jaxon Morgan, Montgomery Morgan, Annabelle Pierce, and Dawson Pierce; three great-grand-daughters, Rivyr and Jane Goins, and Glory-Anne Kelley; his step-mother, Lynn Morgan; siblings, Linda (JB) Massey, Vicki (Gary) Lovett, Debbie (Mike) Covington, Billy (Vici-Beth) Morgan, Bob (Jill) Morgan, Tracy Morgan, Terri (Kenny) Weeks, and Linda Cunningham; a sister-in-law, Theresa Morgan, and many nieces, nephews, and close friends. Mike was preceded in death by two brothers, Tommy (Mary) Morgan and Randy Morgan. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, November 12, 2021, at Union Chapel Fellowship Hall, 6238 N. 375 W. Bryant, Indiana, 47326. Burial will follow in Gravel Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the time of service, Friday at Union Chapel. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Sproles Family Funeral Home in New Castle. Memorial contributions may be offered to Union Chapel for the construction of the Union Chapel Shelter House. You may offer the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. The Sproles family and staff are honored to serve the family of Pastor Michael Morgan.
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