Carl Morlan Jr.


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Posted Online: May 03, 2013, 6:34 pm
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Carl E. Morlan Jr., 41, of Davenport, died on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Genesis East, Davenport.
Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline. Memorials may be made to the family.
Carl was born on May 9, 1971, in Charlotte, N.C., the son of Carl "Gene" and Martha Lowery Morlan Sr. He married Lisa Neels on Aug. 3, 2001, in Davenport.
For several years he had been a self-employed general contractor and lately had been a forklift operator at local warehouses. He was a loving son, husband, father and uncle. He enjoyed fishing, tattooing and horsing around with kids.
Survivors include his wife, Lisa Morlan, Davenport; children, Brittanie Eakins, Omaha, Neb., and Seth Morlan and Emma Morlan, Davenport; stepchildren, Cody and Alex Bryant, Davenport; father, Gene Morlan Sr., Davenport; mother (stepfather), Martha (Garry) Norin, Moline; sisters, Rhonda (David) Kronfeld and Angela (Rodney) Senter, both of Davenport; mother-in-law, Sue Neels, East Moline; sister-in-law, Cathy (Matt) Parker, Moline; brother-in-law, Tommy Neels, East Moline; several nieces and nephews;and all of his extended families. He was preceded in death by grandparents; and father-in-law, Jerry Neels.
Online condolences may be left for the family at vanhoe.com.












 



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