Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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July 2, 2014

William Oscar Morgan Sr.

PRINCETON — . He was deeply loved by his family and will be missed very much.

Born on September 17, 1926 in North Springs, WV, he was a son of the late Ottoway and Hattie Morgan. He had been a resident of Princeton for 12 years and was a retired coal operator. He was a veteran of World War II and was a member of the Rich Creek Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Elsie Justice and Ernie Trent; and brothers, Sampie and Nathan Morgan.

Survivors include: Wife: Marilyn Rose Morgan of the home; 2 daughters:  Anita Dawn (David) Jones  of Memphis, TN, Theresa Star Pierce of Tulsa, OK; Sons: Oscar Morgan, Jr. of Gap Mills. Stepdaughter:  Christine Deeb Simon of Bluefield; Stepsons: William Deeb of Orange Park, FL, Victor Deeb of Bristol, VA, Eric Deeb of Blacksburg, VA; 15 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, July 3, 2014 2:00 PM at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell with the Rev. Ralph Calfee officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Military honors will be performed by the Mercer County Veterans Honor Guard.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 6-8 PM at the funeral home.

Online condolences will be accepted at www.cravens-shires.com

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.

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