Dalton Harold Morgan, 88 of Tampa FL passed from this life and into his eternal home on June 18 2023.
Dalton was born in Oakdale TN on April 7 1935. He was the son of the late Lee Miller Morgan and Ida Leanora Jane (Taylor) Morgan.
Dalton was a member of the Church of Christ. He was a graduate of Oakdale High School. After graduation in 1953 he moved to Dayton OH and worked at McCall’s Printing where he met the love of his life Joyce Yvonne Cooper from Science Hill KY. They were married on April 14, 1956 in Liberty IN. In March of 1958 he was drafted into the Army and stationed Fort Hood TX and Germany. When discharged from the Army in 1960 he returned to Dayton OH. In 1982 they moved to Collierville TN and worked at Quebecor printing in Olive Branch MS. He retired in 1998 and helped Joyce with her Antique Business. In March of 2022 Dalton and Joyce moved to Tampa FL. Dalton loved a good joke and liked to prank everyone.
Dalton is survived by his son Wayne Morgan of Tampa FL. Grandson Michael (Lisa) Morgan of Lake Mary FL. Granddaughter Michelle (Todd) Mitchell of Carlisle OH. 5 Great Grandchildren Emma Morgan, Luke Morgan, Callen Mitchell, Vinny Mitchell and Mac Mitchell. Several nieces and nephews and a host of friends who mourn his passing.
Dalton is preceded in death by his loving wife Joyce Yvonne (Cooper) Morgan, Parents Lee Miller Morgan, Ida Lenora Jane (Taylor) Morgan, brothers Henry Morgan and Kenneth Morgan, Sisters Ruby Mitchell and Mona Heidel.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Leukemia Society.
A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at the Science Hill Cemetery.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.morrisandhislope.com