He was an avid sportsman who enjoyed his career as a teacher for over 25 years. He graduated from Lorain High School in 1961 and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Akron University after transferring from The Ohio State University. While attending Lorain High, he was the running back on the football team, played third base on the baseball team and was also involved in theatre.
Dale began his soccer coaching career in Elyria with G.E.S.A. and also coached baseball for Elyria Little League North. While employed as a 6th grade teacher for The Elyria City School District, he began coaching the Elyria High School Boys Soccer team in 1993 and led them to many victories. He thrived on teaching and coaching, and was actively involved in soccer for many years following. Dale loved the game of golf and was a league bowler for many years.
Dale will be greatly missed by his family, ex-wife, Sandee Morgan; sons, Dale Layton Morgan, Jr., Guy Morgan (wife Holli), Brock R. Morgan, Deke Morgan (Kristine Burns); and daughter, Lyndee Morgan (Cook) (husband Ryan Cook); grandchildren, Kelsey Morgan, Skylar Morgan, Sidney Morgan, Austin Morgan, Addisyn Morgan-Baucom, Layton Morgan, and Brynlee Morgan; brother, Blake Morgan (wife Jane) and a sister, Lynn Goodwin (husband Mel).
He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Pearl (nee Breeden) Morgan.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 5 to 8 P.M. at Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Avenue, Elyria. A graveside service will be Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 11 A.M. at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion, with Reverend Jonathan McCleery officiating.
Memorial Contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106.
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