- May 21, 1966 - September 21, 2009
- Antioch, Tennessee
of Rodney's Passing
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“Rodney was a truly lovely and generous man and I am sorry to learn of his death. We became friends through book publishing and I always looked...Read More »
1 of 34 | Posted by: Melissa - Vancouver - Friend
“I first met Rodney through friends at a record collectors convention. We used to see each other all the time at those events. We both loved the...Read More »
2 of 34 | Posted by: David Pearcy - TN - Friend
“Austin, Judy & John, I was so saddened to read about Rodney. I remember Judy and I talking about him for hours. As well as John and I did. May God be...Read More »
3 of 34 | Posted by: Darla Brown Johnson & Cody Garner
“Our sincere sympathy to his family. You are in our thoughts and prayers today. We have not seen your wonderful Rodney since our daughter Michele...Read More »
4 of 34 | Posted by: Jean & Stan Mazgaj
“I will always remember Rodney for his kindness and his smile.We had some wonderful days at Forest Hill School.May God comfort you all.
5 of 34 | Posted by: Kaye Blair Butler
“I am so overwhelmed with grief that I do not know how to express it . Rodney was only a part of my life for 10 years but he was the brother I never...Read More »
6 of 34 | Posted by: Steven Kemp
“May knowing you're
in the hearts and thoughts of others
help you and yours
through this time of sorrow.
7 of 34 | Posted by: Felishia Coada
“Austin, Judy, and John:
I was saddened to hear that Rodney is gone. I am so sorry for your hurt and pain. I remember many laughs in your home when...Read More »
8 of 34 | Posted by: Renee Holsonback Davis
“You are in our thoughts and prayers. You could tell that Rodney was full of joy. I'll always remember his smile and his kind heart.
Jim, Micki(Hall...Read More »
9 of 34 | Posted by: The Price Family
“I also went to HS with Rodney. He was a bouncy, happy light and always full of joy. We had many belly laughs together. God rest him and let light...Read More »
10 of 34 | Posted by: Dennis Perkins
“Rodney was a wonderful, fun friend. We enjoyed sharing our interests in music and sports. We will truely miss him.
Our thoughts are with his family.
11 of 34 | Posted by: Tim and Kathrin Lowery
“I've know Rodney since his MTSU days, and he was always smiling or telling a funny story. He really could brighten up my day! I'm so happy to have so...Read More »
12 of 34 | Posted by: Marti Henderson
“Austin,Judy & John we are so sorry for your lost we will keep you in our prayer's.
13 of 34 | Posted by: Barbara & Jackie Teffeteller
“I went to high school with Rodney and have so many good memories. He was a dear friend back then and I was very happy to have known him. I will...Read More »
14 of 34 | Posted by: Steve Benson
“Judy i am sorry for your loss i will keep you in my prayers
15 of 34 | Posted by: Teresa Kelley
“I am sorry to here about your lost Judy i will keep you in my prayers
16 of 34 | Posted by: lisa nicholson
“Judy and family I can't begin to tell you how sorry I am. Rodney was a true light in my life. We had lost contact but that didn't take him from my...Read More »
17 of 34 | Posted by: Sandy Sexton
“We both went to school with Rodney. He was so sweet and kind. We are so sorry for you'r loss. Please know your family will be in our thoughts and...Read More »
18 of 34 | Posted by: Tank & Lisa Jones
“I was very shocked & saddened to hear of Rodney's death. You have my deepest sympathy.
19 of 34 | Posted by: Joy Worth
“I knew Rodney from high school. He was such a kind spirited person with an infectious smile. My sympathies to your family at this difficult time.
20 of 34 | Posted by: Angie Graves Wade
“I am so sorry to hear of Rodney's passing. We were friends in high school, and I will always remember his wonderful smile. He was a funny and vibrant...Read More »
21 of 34 | Posted by: Jennifer Worth Spirko
“My sympathy is with you during this time of loss. Rodney was always happy and cheerful, and his sense of humor brought many smiles and laughs to...Read More »
22 of 34 | Posted by: Pam Embry
“I worked with Rodney at Ingram. He always had a smile on his face and a joke to tell. He is definitely missed. Prayers for all of those who loved him.
23 of 34 | Posted by: Melanie Arrowood
“Thinking of Rodney Morgan and the fun life I spent with him while he was at Ingram. He always made my day by cracking me up me over something silly....Read More »
24 of 34 | Posted by: Cathy Pope Hodges
“I worked with Rodney at Ingram. He was such a sweet person. He always had a kind word to say and would make you laugh within moments of talking to...Read More »
25 of 34 | Posted by: Michelle Carlson
“I worked with Rodney at Ingram and want to tell you what a fine young man I think he was. I always loved being around him and he could say the...Read More »
26 of 34 | Posted by: Kathy Black
“Austin, Judy, and John-We all knew this day would come, but none of us wanted it to happen. You all have got a void that cannot be filled. I just...Read More »
27 of 34 | Posted by: Brenda Carnes Russell
“May you always hold dear the joy of having Rodney as part of our lives.
28 of 34 | Posted by: Lynda Drewry
“I had the pleasure of performing improv with Rodney and the world is slightly darker tonight with his passing. He brought such a genuiness and open...Read More »
29 of 34 | Posted by: Sheryl Berdux Bryant
“Austin, Judy and John -
Our prayers are with you as you walk through these days. We cannot imagine what it is like to lose a child but we do know...Read More »
30 of 34 | Posted by: Burton & Pat Perry
“Rodney loved to laugh and to make other people laugh. He performed improv-comedy in Nashville for several years, I had the pleasure (along with...Read More »
31 of 34 | Posted by: Sarah Lakey
“Please accept my deepest condolences. I worked with Rodney at Ingram for many years and will miss him very much
32 of 34 | Posted by: Lee McKee
“So sorry to hear of Rodney's passing. I worked with Rodney at Ingram. His family will be in my prayers.
33 of 34 | Posted by: Renee Wood
“So Sorry to hear about Rodney, you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Laura Lane Kolarik
34 of 34 | Posted by: Laura Lane Kolarik
Rodney Wayne Morgan age 43 of Nashville, passed away Monday, September 21, 2009 at home. He was a member of Everett Hills Baptist Church. Rodney graduated from Heritage High School in 1984 and Middle Tennessee State University in 1990. He worked in a Recording Studio in Nashville and employed by Ingram Books. Preceded in death by: Grandparents, Verlin & Christine Morgan; Grandfather, Wayne Burns. Survivors include: Parents, Austin Wayne & Judith Ann Morgan of Maryville; Brother & Sister-in-law, John E. & Janina Morgan of Maryville; Nieces, Ashley Melson & husband John of Maryville, Brittany Moneymaker; Great-Niece, Kylee Melson; Grandmother, Edith Burns of Maryville. Family and friends will assemble for graveside service and interment Friday, September 25, 2009 at 11:00 AM at East Maryville Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. John Franklin and Rev. Ted Witchen officiating. Family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 PM, Thursday, September 24, 2009 at Smith West Chapel. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000.