Bradley O. Morgan

Bradley O. Morgan, 70, of Muscatine, passed away on Monday, July 18, 2022, at his home.

Brad’s family and friends will gather to celebrate his life on Sunday, July 24 from 1:00-3:00 at the Fruitland Community Center, 104 Sandrun Road, in Fruitland.  This will be a time for food, fellowship, and remembrance of the life Brad shared with those he loved. Online condolences may be made at

Brad was born on January 24, 1952, in Muscatine, the son of Ira O. and Betty Howard Morgan.  He married Debra Anne Cochran on June 12, 1971 in Muscatine.

He worked in agriculture throughout his life, farming with his family, and operating M&S Produce, as well as working for Monsanto.  His other work included owning/operating Skynook Service Station with his brother-in-law Steve, owning/operating M&W Pallet and Muskie Refuse & Recycling, eventually retiring from Perfect Pallet, which he managed for John Axel.

Brad appreciated the time he spent fishing, spending time with his grandkids, and grilling out.  He and Debra loved their Sunday motorcycle rides together, along with dancing at The Moose Lodge.  He enjoyed watching a variety of things like Fast Freddy, Mad Dog and Merle, or Gunsmoke and other westerns, as well as catching up on things watching the Farm Report.

He is survived by his wife, Debra Anne Cochran Morgan; son Andrew Morgan; daughter, Angela O’Brien and her husband Stanford; 11 grandchildren, Matthew Morgan, Drew Morgan, Lexie Morgan, Looney O’Brien, Madison Espinoza, Harold O’Brien, Bradley O’Brien, Crystale O’Brien, Jon O’Brien, Bella O’Brien, and Zach O’Brien; 9 great-grandchildren, Xavier, Xeyndren, Xailey, Ryland, Adalynn, Amberlynn, Myla, Ivyanna, and Eleanor; 4 brothers, Bruce Morgan and his wife Karen of Washington, Iowa, Ira Morgan and his significant other Lori of Muscatine, Todd Morgan of Muscatine, Eric Morgan and his wife Brenda of Muscatine; brother-in-law, Steve Cochran and his wife Carol of Wapello, stepsister and brother-in-law Diane and Steve Bansleben of Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.

Brad was preceded in death by his parents; sister-in-law Susan Morgan; his in-laws Betty and Earl Cochran; Stepmother-in-law Ida Cochran; and his stepsister and brother-in-law Debbie and Tim Begey.