MORGAN, Orris “Russ”Watson, 91, of Beckleigh Addition, St. Clairsville, OH, died Monday November 18, 2013.

He was born November 25, 1921 at Cadiz, OH, a son of the late John H. and Bess Watson Morgan.

A graduate of Case Institute of Technology he worked 23 years for Worthington Corporation and later became the owner- operator of Tri State Asphalt Co.

Russ was WWII Navy veteran serving as officer in charge of Naval Air Transport Service in Okinawa.

He was Presbyterian by Faith and long time member of Belmont Hills Country Club.

In addition to his parents, Russ was preceded in death by his daughter-in- law, Pam Morgan.

Surviving his three children, Richard and William Morgan and Barbara Morgan, two grandchildren, Scott and Katrina Morgan and his sisters, Jeanette Wands and Helen Williamson.

Private services were entrusted to Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory St.Clairsville.

Offer condolences online at