Austin Blake Morgan

Austin Blake Morgan, age 20 of Monticello, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.  He was born Oct. 12, 1999 in Monticello to James W. Morgan, Jr. and Stephanie Knight Morgan.
He was an engineering student at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, La., employed with 2High Trampoline Park in Ruston and was of the Baptist faith.  He was a 2018 graduate of Monticello High School where he was an outstanding athlete and graduated with distinguished honors. He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Margaret Knight, Janice Morgan and Laura Morgan; his grandfather, Jake Knight and nephews Brantley (Horn) Morgan and Gunnar (Henry) Morgan.
Survivors include his parents, James W. Morgan, Jr. and Stephanie Knight Morgan of Monticello; two brothers, Anthony Morgan and Jessie Morgan both of Monticello; one sister, Taylor (Dexter) Smith, of Monticello; his fiancé, Kimberly Toth of Ruston; two nephews, Hayden Davis and Ryan Morgan; three nieces, McKenzie Armstrong, Gracie Smith and Harleigh Smith; his extended family at 2High Trampoline Park; his grandfather, James Morgan of Monticello; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Funeral services were at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17 at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel, burial followed in Union Ridge Cemetery.  Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home. 
Online guestbook at www.stephensondearman.com.
(Paid obituary)

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