John Morgan

Posted On September 26th, 2010 -


John Ainsworth Morgan II, of Holualoa, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, on Washington’s San Juan Island on July 22. He was 81.

Born in Los Angeles, John was a well-known restaurateur, co-owning with his sister, the Cock ‘n Bull restaurant in Hollywood. While living in Honolulu, he started a fishing school and worked at Hono-lulu Sporting Goods. He crafted his own lures and landscaped his yard with productive fruit trees, flowers and black bamboo.

His smile, quick wit, warmth and generosity will be missed by all who knew him.

John is survived by his wife Molly, sister Joan (Candy), children Tina, Kelly, Julie and Maile, nephew Michael, nieces Linda and Katie, 10 grandchildren & 1 great grandchild.

The family has requested that any donations in his name be made to the Hawaii Island Humane Society.

A memorial service celebrating his life will be held on Sunday October 3 at 3:30 PM at the Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club at Honokohau Harbor followed by a spreading of his ashes at sea. For more information call 326-1783.

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