Olin F. “Papa” Morgan

Olin “Papa” Morgan went home to be with the Lord on August 17, 2015 after a short battle with cancer.

On March 6, 1941 he wed Lois Gosnell and their marriage lasted 67 years until her passing in 2008. Their first home was in Langdale, AL. After graduating from Auburn University in 1954, he packed up his wife and two daughters and moved to Arlington, VA. Three years later the family moved to Clarksville, MD where he continued his career with NSA as a computer analyst/programmer. After 25 years of service he retired and he and Lois relocated to Hendersonville, NC. Some of their most enjoyable times were spent vacationing each winter in the Florida Keys with many friends.

Olin is survived by his two daughters, Sharon and her husband Robert Brown, Wanda and her husband Bruce Ohle, five grandchildren, Carolyn and her husband Glenn Rathje, Kathleen and her husband Paul Coleman, Kevin Brown and his wife Brooke, Todd Ohle and his wife Clarice and Brendan Bush. He is also survived by eight great grandchildren Kaia and Lucia Ohle, Trevor and Dylan Rathje, Ryan and Logan Brown, and Camille and Julian Coleman.

The family would like to express our sincere thanks to the following people/organizations for their exceptional care: Dr. Francisco Castillos, Always Best Care and Transitions LifeCare.

A visitation will be held at Bright Funeral Home on Friday, August 21st from 7-8:30 pm. A service honoring his life will be on Saturday, August 22nd at 11 am at Hope Lutheran Church in Wake Forest. Burial will immediately follow at Pine Forest Memorial Gardens.

The family invites everyone to a celebration of Olin’s life and a luncheon at 1 pm at the home of Wanda and Bruce Ohle, 3305 Lonesome Spur Circle, Wake Forest.

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Wake Forest, N.C. (919-556-5811)