Charles "Charlie" Morgan, age 84, of Elgin, IL, passed away on July 30, 2022. He was born May 4, 1938 in Elgin, IL to his loving parents, James and Kathryn (née Sluiter) Morgan.
Charlie graduated from Elgin High School, Class of 1956, and attended Trine University in Angola, IN, studying mechanical engineering. He was drafted into the United States Army in 1961, serving two years as a computer technician before being honorably discharged. He received the Good Conduct Medal. He then worked for Alumax Extrusions in West Chicago until retirement.
Charlie was kind, caring, and quiet. He enjoyed sports, and also liked to tinker and do small home projects.
Charlie was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his sister, Ann M. Hall; nephews, James and William Hall; and many cousins.
A funeral service with military honors will be held at 11:30am, Monday, August 8, 2022 at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park Street, Elgin, IL 60120. Rev. Tim Perry will be officiating.
Mourners are encouraged to review the funeral home COVID-19 public health policies ahead of time. The family requests that masks be worn.
Interment to follow at Oakland Cemetery, 2619 W. Pearl City Road, Freeport, IL 61032.
Final arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home. For more information, call 847-741-1128 or visit www.symondsmadison.com.