William H. Morgan III, 81, Chevron station owner, Stoltzfus Cabinet Shop worker, animal lover

By on May 2, 2018

William H. Morgan III, 81, of Lititz, died peacefully at his home on Friday, April 27, 2018.

Born in Parkesburg, he was the son of the late, William H. Jr. and Carolyn Nixdorf Morgan.

Earlier in his life, Bill was the owner and operator of the Chevron Gas Station, Oregon Pike, Lancaster. For over 40 years, he worked for Stoltzfus Cabinet Shop, Talmage, remodeling and installing Amish made kitchens, and bathrooms. Following retirement, he provided transportation for the Amish community throughout Lancaster County for over three generations.

Bill was the loving husband of Florence J. “Floss” Bowman Morgan, and they observed their 56th wedding anniversary in January of this year.

He was a faithful and active member of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Rothsville, where he served on the property committee. He was an expert wood craftsman and enjoyed working on cars. Bill had a true passion for fishing. He loved spending time in his vegetable garden and would give many of his vegetables away to friends, family, and neighbors.

In his earlier years he helped with the local Cub Pack and Boy Scout Troop in Rothsville. Throughout his life Bill had a caring heart for all animals; especially cats, dogs, and horses. Animals instinctively were drawn to his kind and gentle nature. He was a caring and humble servant who loved his family, and his Lord.

Surviving, in addition to his wife: Floss; are two sons: Jeffrey S., husband of Beth Morgan of Lititz; Chad W. Morgan of Lititz; four grandchildren: Daniel, Nick, Shayna, Christina; and two sisters: Connie Billingsley of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and Carol Bushong of Lititz.

Preceding him in death is a brother: Harry Morgan.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Bill’s funeral service at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Rothsville, 36 Church St., Rothsville, on Thursday, May 3, at 10:30 a.m. There will be a viewing at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery, on Saturday morning, May 5, at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in Bill’s memory to Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 36 Church St., Rothsville, PA 17543; or Hospice and Community Care, P. O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

To place a condolence online, visit BuchFuneral.com. Buch Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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