LAKE CITY — George R. Morgan, 75, of Lake City, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2013, at his home in West Branch Township.

George was born on Nov. 8, 1937, in Evart to Carl and Esther (McDougell) Morgan. He married Melody Harrison at Houghton Lake Wesleyan Church on Jan. 23, 1993. He worked at the Jackson Prison, retiring in the 1980’s.

George had been a Lake City area resident the last 38 years. He was a member of the Houghton Lake Wesleyan Church. George loved to be around people and had a passion for old cars, tractors, and motorcycles.

George is survived by his wife of 20 years, Melody, of Lake City; his children, Dennis (Sue) Morgan, of Canton, Cindy Morgan, of Wayne, Vicky (Victor) Maldonado, of Fla., Donnie (April) Winrick, of Lake City, Ronnie (Virginia) Winrick, of Lake City, James Winrick Sr., of Lake City; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Kenneth Morgan and Calvin Morgan.

Memorial services for George are 11 a.m. on Friday, June 28, 2013, at Houghton Lake Wesleyan Church, 5599 W. Houghton Lake Drive in Houghton Lake, with Pastor Bryan V. Thompson officiating.