Ronald "Ronnie" Kerry Morgan

December 23, 1962 ~ April 10, 2021 (age 58)

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Ronald “Ronnie” Kerry Morgan, age 58, of Riceville, went to his Heavenly home Saturday, April 10, 2021.

He was a son of the late Kenneth and Iona Goodrich Morgan, and was preceded in death by a brother Troy Morgan.

Ronnie never met a stranger.  He was a true Alabama Crimson Tide fan, and very seldom did he miss any of their football games.  Ronnie loved to talk and share his thoughts, ideas, and memories.  He had a special friend, Brad Frank that was his pride and joy, and brought much happiness to his life.  He always told everyone that he was Brad’s Godfather.

Ronnie worked 38 years at ABB, formerly known as Thomas and Betts in Athens.

He was a member of First Baptist Church, Athens, TN and a former member of North Athens Baptist Church during his youth and young adult life.  He loved the college and career class at First Baptist under the direction of Ann Dodson.

Ronnie is survived by his brother;

Mark Morgan of Athens,


Kristy Morgan, Odenville, AL

Mysti Morgan, Pell City, AL

Donna and Mike Wade, Riceville.

He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family members, and

A special niece; Mistina Brown.

Special thanks to Dennis, Kay, Brent and Brad Frank, and to all co-workers at ABB for all the love, support, and friendship over the years.

The family will receive friends from 5 PM – 7 PM Wednesday, April 14th at Ziegler Funeral Home. 

Funeral Services will follow the visitation at 7 pm with speakers; Mrs. Mistina Brown, Mr. Chuck Gilreath, and Mrs. Kay Frank officiating.  

Graveside Services will be at 11AM Thursday at Sullins Cemetery with Rev. Jimmy Lewis officiating.

Pallbearers: Greg Hall, Jeff Moore, Mark Morgan, Jeff Smith, Terry Smith and Danny Wade.

Honorary Pallbearers: Trony Brooks, Brad Frank, Brent Frank, Dennis Frank, Tim Smith and Mike Wade.

If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, you are encouraged to sign the online registry at:

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Ronald “Ronnie” Kerry Morgan.

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April 14, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

Funeral Service
April 14, 2021

7:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

April 15, 2021

11:00 AM
ATHENS, TN 37303

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