Douglas Leonard Morgan, 54, of Astoria Oregon, passed away on April 22, 2018 in a tragic car accident near Astoria.
Doug was born in Pendleton, Oregon to his parents Linda Morgan of Gladstone and his father, the late Robert Morgan. Doug graduated from Oregon City Senior High School in 1981 and went on to study criminal justice at Clackamas Community College.
Doug spent over 25 years working for Fred Meyer where a promotion in 1995 to produce manager brought him to Warrenton Oregon. It was there that he met his wife, Kathy. Doug and Kathy were married in Knappa, Oregon where they raised their son, Patrick Morgan and several children they loved as their own. In his spare time Doug and his wife were avid supporters of Logger sports; taking pictures, attending events, raising funds, and cheering on the athletes. Doug also loved hunting, fishing, camping and enjoying life, preferably with good company, good food and good beer.
After Doug retired from Fred Meyer he went on to work for Columbia Distributing where he enjoyed having the opportunity to work with so many wonderful people in the community.
In addition to his wife Kathy and son Patrick, he is survived by his mother Linda Morgan of Gladstone, and younger brothers David and Rick Morgan.
Doug loved time with his family and is survived by his additional kids; David and Jennifer Hryciw, Aundrea and John Karayusuf, Alyssa Ballard and James Lemire. Doug had 5 grandchildren that adored him, Lincoln Douglas Morgan (8 mo.), Seth (13) and Evalyn Hryciw (4), Alexandra (3) and Kelsey (1) Karayusuf. He is also survived by his nephews Kyle and Brian Morgan and his niece Kearsten Kozma her husband Chris and their son Ethan.
When he married Kathy, Doug inherited a large extended family who also loved him dearly. Doug had a positive impact on so many people thanks to his kindness, generosity and thoughtfulness.
All are welcome to join us in celebration of his life on Sunday, May 6th at 1:00 PM at Knappa High School Gymnasium. In lieu of flowers the family requests that any donations be made to Knappa Kids Wresting at Columbia Bank in Astoria.
“Some men leave their mark on the world by the way they live and the difference they make in the lives they touch.” – Unknown
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