April 13, 1932 ~ July 3, 2021
Born in: Jackson County, North Carolina
Resided in: Hendersonville, North Carolina
Larry Jarrett “LJ” Morgan, 89, of Hendersonville, died unexpectedly Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Pardee Hospital.
Born in Sylva, NC, he was the husband of the late Betty (Gilbert) Morgan, and the son of the late Harold Belton Morgan, Sr. and Edith Janet (Jarrett) Morgan Whittworth. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Harold B. Morgan, Jr.
LJ was a Korean War veteran and retired from Southern Bell in 1988 after 30 years of employment. He was a Shriner and a member of the Masonic Lodge.
LJ enjoyed working in his woodshop, building and doing woodwork. He loved fishing and playing guitar, and he always had a great story to tell. LJ was loved and will be missed by many.
He is survived by a daughter, Sharon I. Dillard; a granddaughter, Stefeni Brown; and a brother, Griffith Morgan and his wife Cecilia.
To honor his passing, an informal celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, July 12, 2021 at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in LJ’s memory may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children online at www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.