George Brooks Morgan

Published 9:40 pm Wednesday, September 24, 2014

George Brooks Morgan, son of the late Booker T. Morgan Sr. and Ruby Goodman Morgan, was born in Gates County, N.C., on Aug. 23, 1943. God called him home on Sept. 19, 2014. He was predeceased in death by two sisters, Linda Roberts Brown and Ruby Hope Eason; three brothers, James Morgan, Booker T. Morgan and William “Kater” Morgan.



George attended school in Gates County, N.C. He worked in ILA Longshoreman before relocating to New York. He worked with Allied Maintenance and later retired as a member of Local 32 BJ.

George leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Lenora Morgan; two sons, George Morgan Jr. and Anthony Morgan; step-son, Matthew Corchando; two daughters, Patricia Morgan and Vanessa Morgan; five grandchildren; two godchildren; four sisters, Sarah Morgan, Beulah Gary (George), Francis Boone and Nina Saunders; one brother, Sandrus Morgan (Shirley); two sisters-in-law; five brothers-in-law; four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Mr. Morgan will be on view today from noon to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. A celebration of life service will take place at 1 p.m. on Friday at Zion Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1261 HW 32 N Corapeake, NC 27926.

Expressions of sympathy and flowers may be extended to the family at Professional services are entrusted to T.E. Cooke-Overton Funeral Home Inc.