Ricky Lane Morgan, 61, of Fulton formerly of Boonville passed away surrounded by his family Saturday, January 21, 2023 at his home in Fulton.
Visitation for Ricky will be 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Friday January 27 at Howard Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday January 28, at Howard Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Weisenborn officiating. Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Ricky Lane Morgan was born November 22, 1961 the son of Eugene and Maxine (Goodwine) Morgan. Ricky married Brandy Schmidt October 24, 2015 at Zion Lutheran Church in Lone Elm. Ricky was a firefighter with Cooper County Fire Protection District for five years, during those years he received Rookie of the Year, Firefighter of the Year, and the Phoenix Award. After moving to Fulton with his wife and son he joined Callaway County Fire Department. Ricky spent ten years as a firefighter helping people, he loved his job. When Ricky was not at work, he enjoyed singing with the Central Missouri Christian Choir. He also enjoyed talking about and defending his favorite team, the Raiders. Ricky was a tremendous baker and was famous with his friends and family for his bread and cookies. Ricky’s family was his pride and joy, he loved spending time with his wife and son at home doing simple things like barbecuing and being outside. Ricky was one of a kind and will be dearly missed.
Ricky is preceded in death by his parents Eugene and Maxine Morgan, brothers David and Kenny Morgan, and sister Genevieve. He is survived by his wife Brandy Morgan, son Clayton Schmidt, daughter Sarah Morgan, brothers Dennis, Harold, and James Morgan, sister Gwen Harrington, and two grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for memorial contributions to Howard Funeral Home for final expenses.