Condolence & Memory Journal

We all enjoyed Bill Morgan here at Brookdale Club Hill, a good friend to many.
It was enjoyable, seeing his friends & family visiting him so often. They seemed to really enjoy their visits, & other people would also gather around.
I enjoyed watching Bill, when we often had entertainers. He would sit ‘way over at the side of the resident audience & draw a picture of them as they performed. He had a terrific style, often making them almost to be cartoons. He would give them his drawing when they finished & were leaving!
We miss him!
Ann Moore

Posted by Ann Moore - Garland, TX - neighbor   June 07, 2021

There just has never been another person quite like
Bill. He has been a hero of mine for a long time, since his time doing SWC. But i am also a fan of his art from the courthouses to paintings.
I was on a road trip with Bro. Bill Sanderson and we stopped at Hotel Eklund in Clayton NM at he bar/restaurant where there was a legend of a ghost. there is a painting by Bill there that actually contains the ghost; it was really cool to see it there.
RIP old friend, you had a hell of a great run!

Posted by Larry Tucker - Quitman, TX - Friend   April 22, 2021

LeVenia, Susan, Kelly and Eddie.... I just today found out about Bill's passing while visiting with Kevin Sherrington. Bill was and will always be one of the most significant friends of my entire life. You know I worked for him for 6 SWC season and he was a funny, tough boss and a friend that I needed. Anything I've accomplished in my working career I owe much of it to Bill. He hired me from the Irving Daily News in 1978 and that set me on a path to now a 43-year career in sports communications. He gave me responsibility and taught me attention to detail. He taught me life lessons that I use to this day. Bill had a tremendous work ethic that he pounded into me thank God. He worked equally hard to promote each sport even when some of those coaches didn't always return the respect. Together he and I pulled off organizing six summer Football Press Tours and six SWC Basketball Tournaments. Those were big deals. Because Bill hired me, I got to form personal friendships with some of the most iconic sports journalists of all time (Sherrod, Cook, Galt, St. John, Glieber, Lundquist, Sherrington, Galloway, Sham, Campbell... just to name a few). When I left Dallas for the A&M SID job in 1984, Bill supported me even though I don't think he was convinced it was my best move. Finally, it's been several years since I tipped a few with him in College Station when he came through to promote his book of courthouse art, but we shared stories and laughs like old times. And he certainly still beamed when he talked about his family. He was so proud of all of you. I'm absolutely a better man for having known Bill. Prayers and love to you all....

Posted by Tom Turbiville - College Station, Texas, TX - friend   March 11, 2021

I will miss this dear sweet man! He and the girls quickly became extended family to us when we moved to Brookdale. It brings me such sadness to think I will never be able to listen to his funny stories, see the silly cartoons he would create for you or be part of one of his great adventures. He made the day brighter!

Posted by Jeanne Jakubowski - Garland,, TX - Family Friend   March 03, 2021

Mr. Morgan was always a funny and friendly man. He always made you feel welcome in his home. I especially enjoyed his way of making you feel like somebody. Thank you Bill and for a legacy of friendliness.

Posted by Cathy Crannell Pitt - Carrollton, TX - friend   March 01, 2021