Clarence Ray Morgan, 72 peacefully left his Earthly home for his Heavenly home on Friday, March 7, 2014.


Funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, March 10, 2014 at Unity Grove Baptist Church, where he attended, with the Reverend Terry Warren, Pastor Jimmy Shirlen and Pastor Tom Powers officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.


Clarence had a love for the outdoors, bluegrass music-attending Maness Music Barn every Tuesday night and NASCAR racing. He worked for Stanley Furniture for 39 years until the plant closed.


Clarence was a son of the late Azra and Annie Williamson Morgan.  He was preceded in death by daughter: Janet Denise; brothers: Floyd, Lester, Joseph; sisters: Louise Morgan and Gladys Brown.


Clarence is survived by his wife of  48 years, Barbara; sons: Chris and wife Stacey, of Carthage, Bradley, of the home.  Known as “Papaw” to his three grandchildren: McKinley, Kolby and Keiton Morgan, they were his pride and joy!  He is also survived by brothers: James and wife Jeanette; Leonard and wife Pauline, Kenneth and wife Kay, and Roy, all of Carthage; sisters: Pauline Priest, of Carthage; Dorothy Williams and husband Wilburn, of Eagle Springs, Delores Lassiter and husband Arnold, Beulah Ritter and husband Richard, Betty Doris Garner, all of Robbins and many nieces and nephews.  


The family will receive friends from 7-9 PM on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at  Kennedy Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Chris and Stacey Morgan, 818 Mt Carmel Road, Carthage, NC.


Memorial may be made to Unity Grove Baptist Church, 849 Mt Carmel Road, Carthage, NC 28327.


Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Morgan Family


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  1. We were saddened by the loss of Clarence. I know you all are a close loving family

    And will hold together for comfort from God. May God Bless you all and know

    You are loved by everyone who knows you. Love Cecil and Jane100

  2. Chris, Stacey, McKinley, Kolby, & Keiton

    You all are in my prayers..please let me know if there is anything I can do for you all!

  3. Barbara & Family:

    Our deepest sympathy with losing such a great husband, father and grandfather! He was always so happy, loving and caring! He will be missed dearly! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all! Love, Joe & Janet

  4. Chris, Stacey and family: We are very sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers

  5. I am sorry to read of the passing of your loved one. Words don’t always ease the pain when you are grieving the death of a loved one, but I hope you will find comfort in Jesus’ promise of the resurrection hope(Acts 24:15)when he will raise up those who ar

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