Rodney Blood Morgan passed away January 12, 2023 at the age of 90 in Clearfield, Utah. He was born January 16, 1932 in Layton, Utah to George Edward and Elizabeth Robins Blood. He was a graduate of Davis High School. He lived in Kaysville, Utah for over 30 years and in Layton, Utah for over 50 years.
He joined the U. S. Army on July 15, 1952 serving in the Korean Conflict, where he received the Korean Service Medal, the National Defense Medal and the United Nations Medal. He did engineer training for the Army. After returning from his military service in Japan, Rodney completed eight years of reserve military training. He then worked at Hill Air Force Base retrieving broken or wrecked airplanes.
Rodney attended Weber State College where he studied Plumbing and HVAC. He worked with Cal Whiteside’s Plumbing. He was a talented carpenter and welder. He eventually retired from Davis Lanes Bowling Center where he worked in the concessions.
He had his private pilot’s license and he loved flying. He enjoyed driving cars and trucks. He liked traveling visiting places such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and he visited most of the U. S. States, and he loved going horseback riding. If anyone asked for help, Rodney was there to fix, repair, build, or he would teach you how, and made jokes to make you laugh,
Rodney was a regular at Annie’s Restaurant in Kaysville, Denny’s and IHOP Restaurants in Layton. He loved seeing his friends and family there. He generously supported various veteran’s organizations. He also contributed to many local and community groups.
We are grateful for Rodney’s many friends and extended family that have enriched his life. Also for Dr. Justin Mansfield, Atlas Home health and Hospice, and the great people at Chancellor Gardens Memory Care facility.
In Lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Rodney’s name to help with his expenses at Lindquist’s Layton Mortuary.
Rodney is survived by his nieces and nephews; Dauna Morgan Jones, Sallyanne Morgan, Ruth Morgan Rex Morgan, Calvin Morgan, Chris Morgan, Alan Morgan, Steven Morgan, three great-nephews, 10 great-nieces, four great-great nieces and 11 great-great- nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Elizabeth Robins Blood Morgan, sister Marcia Morgan and brothers; Newell, Howard and Malcom Morgan.
A private family graveside service will be Saturday, January 21, 2023.
Arrangements entrusted to Lindquist’s Layton Mortuary, 1867 No. Fairfield Rd., Layton, Utah.