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Adam Franklin Morgan, 41 of Riverside, Missouri, formerly of Springfield, IL and Castle Hayne, North Carolina passed away in his home on December 24, 2022 after a long illness.
He was born May 13, 1981 in Wilmington, North Carolina, the son of Robert G. Morgan and Catherine Kay (Derry, Morgan) Boehler.
Adam enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his children. He liked the outdoors, in particular the ocean beaches.
He married Courtney Goodman of Springfield and they later divorced.
He most recently was a driver for Metro Rolloff Container Services of Parkville, Missouri. He gained much of his CDL driving experience with Schneider trucking company. Previously he worked in the retail service field.
Survivors include: mother Catherine Kay Boehler of Farmersville, IL, father Robert G. Morgan (Jill) of Springfield, IL, sister Kristin F. Morgan of Raytown, Missouri, children: Abigail Morgan, David Morgan, and Arrieta Morgan, all of Springfield, IL, Aunt Jill Holden (Ray) of Peculiar, Missouri, Uncle Brian R. Derry of Denver, Colorado, Uncle Richard P. Morgan of Willoughby, Ohio, cousins Brandon Wright (Andrea) of Raymore, Missouri, Taylor (Sarah) Williams of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, Michael Derry of Longview, Washington, David Derry of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Burgandie Hugh of Grand Junction, Colorado, John Frederick of Romeoville, IL, and several extended family members.
Adam was preceded in death by his grandparents Frank Derry (Vermont, IL), Joyce Derry (Springfield, IL), Richard F. and Virginia P. Morgan (Wilmington, NC), step-father R. Gene Boehler (Farmersville, IL), and many extended family members.
Remains were cremated per his wishes. Heartland Cremation & Burial Society of Raytown, Missouri assisted the family with this service. A memorial celebration is being planned for a later date.