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Eugene Morral, 97, of Everett, was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 24, 2022, with his family by his side. He was born on March 26, 1925, in Everett, PA, a son of the late Arlie and Irene (Morris) Morral.
On June 5, 1949, at the Everett Church of the Brethren, he married Allegra (Furry) Morral.
Eugene is survived by his four children:
Jerry A. Morral and wife Gwendolyn (Widman) Morral of Breezewood,
Prudy M. Holley and husband Thomas M. Holley of Everett,
C. Loren Morral and wife Vicky (Mowery) Morral of Hollidaysburg,
Byron E. Morral and wife Tammy L. (Detwiler) Morral of New Enterprise,
19 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and their families.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in passing by his wife, Allegra in 2018, and a brother, Roy Morral.
Eugene was a graduate of Everett High School, Class of 1944.
He began his career in the trucking industry in 1949 as a truck dispatcher for New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co. In 1951, he purchased his first dump truck. Over the next few years, through his hard work and determination, he began adding more trucks and trailers. As his business flourished, the need for expansion finally led his company to its present location along Route 30. After making a transition to a repair only garage, he became an authorized dealer selling several different brands of trailers. He built his business on the reputation of “service after the sale” and always treated his customers fairly.
Eugene’s interests, included gardening, operating his equipment, and Bluegrass music.
He was a member of the Everett Church of the Brethren where he had served as Treasurer and held other positions over the years. Eugene was also a lifetime appointed member of the Faith and Order Fellowship, now known as the Spiritual Life Team.
Loved and very respected by his family, friends, and the community, Eugene was kind,
thoughtful, and very friendly, never meeting a stranger. He was a wise man with
significant knowledge of life based upon his vast experiences throughout his many
years on this Earth. His work ethic could be described as consistent and reliable
including his positive moral values of integrity and humility which he passed on to his
Funeral service will be held Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 11:00 am at Everett Church of the Brethren with Pastor Mike Benner officiating. Friends may call at the church on Wednesday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm and on Thursday from 10:00 am until the hour of service and share memories online at www.donelsonfuneralhome.com.
Burial will be held at Everett Cemetery.
As an expression of kindness and to honor his memory, memorial contributions may be made to the Everett Church of The Brethren, 119 East Second Street, Everett, PA 15537.
Arrangements by Donelson Funeral Home LLC, Everett, PA.