Dr. Michael F. Morgan

Dr.  Michael F. Morgan, 82 of Zanesville passed away on April 5, 2022. He was born September 3, 1939 in Provo, Utah to the late Ralph Morgan and Elizabeth Fitzgerald Morgan. Michael was a graduate of Provo High School, 1961 graduate of Brigham Young University and a 1966 graduate of Western Reserve Dental School. He was owner of his family dental practice from1966 to 2017. He was always an entrepreneur, starting his first business at the age of 8, which was selling earthworms and later, selling eggs, mowing lawns, and selling car parts. Michael was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints where he was a Bishop for eight years, teaching Sunday School and served in Cambodia as a missionary. He was Silver Beaver in the Boy Scouts and served on the Board, President of the American Cancer Society, Toast Masters, and board member of Zandex Health Care Corporation. Michael loved to hunt turkey, deer and bear and loved to go to Canada on fishing trips. He loved his children and supported them in school, his patients, people and he never met a stranger. He was known for his green thumb, love of music (including whistling), love of animals, and supporter of the arts.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Lee Thatcher Morgan; children: Michelle (Mark) Wahl, Christine Laulusa, Tamara (Shawn) Stickler, Deborah (Max) Gay, Michael W.B. Morgan, David Matthew (Amy) Morgan and Victoria Morgan (Russell) Hill; grandchildren: Elizabeth Wahl, Mark Wahl, Rebekah (Josh) Jamison, Benjamin Wahl, Sarah Wahl, MaryAnn (Thomas) Jamieson, Rachel Wahl, Daniel Wahl, Matthew (Katie) Laulusa, Rachel (Caleb) Debenham, Ammon (Jenifer) Laulusa, Emma Laulusa, Michael L. (Stacey) Stickler, J. Morgan Stickler, Davis M. Stickler, Alta Gay, Chloe Gay, Jenna Gay, Peter Morgan, Abigail Morgan, Katherine Morgan and Georgiana Hill; great grandchildren: Makoa Laulusa, Aleki Laulusa, Anne Marie Debenham, Amelia Jamison and Jane M. Laulusa.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers: Phil and Dix Morgan; and a sister Rene’ Chaffee; son in law Alan Laulusa; grandson Andrew Laulusa and granddaughter Bethany Laulusa.

Calling hours will be from 5-8 PM on Sunday April 10, 2022 at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 WEST MILITARY ROAD ZANESVILLE.  Services will follow on Monday at 1 PM Monday, April 11, where friends will be received from noon to one at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3300 Kearns Drive, Zanesville with Bishop Russell Graves officiating. Burial will follow in Zanesville Memorial Park.

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