SFC (retired) Robert F. Morgan died on April 18, 2021 in Harker Heights.
Graveside services will be held on Thursday April 22, 2021 at Killeen City Cemetery.
Robert was born on April 18, 1937 in Alton. Illinois to his parents James and Helen Morgan. He would be raised in Sulphur, Louisiana.
He served 21 years in the US Army. He fought in the Vietnam War from 1966-67, did one tour in Korea, several tours in Germany, and one tour in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia.
Robert’s awards include the Bronze Star, Good Conduct, Army Commendation with Oak Leafy Cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal w/60, Meritorious Unit Emblem, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, and Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/ Palm.
He married the love his life Helga E. Arend Morgan On June 3, 1958. Together they welcomed four daughters Penny Morgan of Killeen, Nancy A. Morgan-Porterfield of Killeen, Tammy Melgar of Killeen, and Cindy Yarborough of Keller and her husband Brian.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents.
Those left to cherish his memories are his wife and daughters. His brother David B. Morgan and wife Susanne. His grandchildren Michael P. Whitehead, Bobby W. Whitehead, Steven P. Porterfield, Roberto~ Melgar, Nickalaus R. Melgar, Kristofer A. Melgar, Sean K. Yarborough, and Lauren “Miss Patudee” Yarborough
He had 15 great grandchildren, 5 nieces, and 2 nephews.
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