Rick Morgan

OWENTON — Rick Allen Morgan, 61 of Owenton, passed away on Wednesday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

Rick was the son of the late June and Ethel Carlton Morgan.  He was also preceded in death by his sister, Ann Riddle, and his nephew, Eddie Chaney.

Rick was retired from the state transportation division. He was an EMT with the Owen County Ambulance service, he was the emergency management director, and was the Owen County assistant fire chief. Rick was also the 2013 Owen Countian of the Year.

He is survived by his two sons, Jermiah (Ann) Morgan of Owenton and Danny James “D.J.” (Melinda) Harris of Owenton; and five grandchildren, Austen, Blair, Timmy, Katelynn and Colton. Also surviving is a nephew, Robbie Chaney; his niece, Lisa Adami; a great-nephew, Kevin Ingram; and a great-niece, Zoe Chaney.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m. at the McDonald and New Funeral Home on Main Street. Visitation will be held today from 5-9 p.m. also at Main Street.

Donations may be made to the Owen County Fire Department.

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