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Arthur Morgan

A celebration of life for Arthur Dayle Morgan of Nevada City will be conducted at a later date.

Mr. Morgan died Thursday, Oct. 14, in Grass Valley. He was 66.

He was born July 15, 1938, in San Jose to Arthur and Mary Morgan. He received a master’s degree in psychology and social work in 1979. He served in the U.S. Army Engineer Corps for 20 years. He was a pilot in Vietnam. He worked for the State of California Employment Development Department as an employment program representative for 17 years. He married Gay Packard on March 14, 1998, in Reno, Nev. He enjoyed playing guitar and rhythm machine, singing for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, retirements and for fun. He was an avid reader and enjoyed difficult crossword puzzles.

He is survived by his wife, Gay A. Morgan of Nevada City; son, Dayle Morgan of Denver, Colo.; stepdaughters Jeneanne Calderon of Alta Sierra and Candace Charnley of Cordova, Tenn.; stepson, David Packard of Chula Vista; brothers William Morgan of Cedar Ridge and Melvin Morgan of San Jose; and sisters Joyce Farnam of Gilroy and Mary Hill of Citrus Heights. He was preceded in death by his father, Arthur Morgan, in 1948; mother, Mary Morgan Hinzman, in 1993; stepfather, Roy B. Hinzman, in 1994; and sister, Vickie, in 1990.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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