Gardner Mitchell Morgan, 66, formerly of Leicester, died Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at the John F. Keever Solace Center, Asheville.
Born in Buncombe County, Morgan was a son of the late Max Gardner Morgan and Ruth Gasperson Morgan. He received his Associates Degree from NC State University, retired from Pepsi and was an avid farmer.
His family includes two daughters, Ashley Morgan and Jennifer Russell; a son, Shaun Morgan; four grandchildren, Alex, Abby, Averie, and Anna; sisters, Marcia Morehead (Rick) and Kathy Morgan; and a brother, Martin Morgan.
A memorial service will be held at Grace United Methodist Church, Leicester, NC, on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o John Towles, 40 Hayes Cove Rd., Leicester, NC 28748.