May 3, 1908 ~ July 5, 1998

Born in: Buncombe County, NC,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

A memorial service for Charles Wesley Morgan, Sr., who died Sunday, July 5th, will be held at 11 am Wednesday in the Central United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. Dr. Robert Blackburn, Jr. and the Rev. Christy Harley.  Burial will follow in the Calvary Episcopal Churchyard.

Mr. Morgan was the retired chairman and president of Smoky Mountain Petroleum Co. of Asheville.   He was a former trustee of Brevard College, past president of the Asheville Kiwanis Club, board member of the Asheville Chamber of Commerce and the Asheville Merchants Assn., treasurer of the YMCA, member of the Biltmore Forest Country Club, member of the Seniard Creek Club and the former Mountain City Club.  He was a lifelong member of Central United Methodist Church, member and trustee of its Administrative Board.  He was a member of the Advisory Board of the Salvation Army.

Survivors include his wife, Ione Wright Morgan of Asheville; sister, Mary Newsome of Harrisburg, PA; daughter, Barbara Nesbitt and her husband Charles of Asheville; son, C. Wesley Morgan and his wife Linda of Asheville and five grandchildren, David, Edward and Andrew Nesbitt, Michael and Neal Morgan.

Memorials may be made to Central United Methodist Church Foundation, 27 Church Street, Asheville, NC 28801, or to Brevard College, Brevard, NC 28712 or to the Salvation Army.

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