Manuel C. Morgan, 78, of Parkersburg, passed away June 6, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 20, 1934, in Parkersburg, a son of the late Herbert and Leona Ware Morgan.
Manuel graduated from Parkersburg High School with the class of 1952. He served two years in the U.S. Army and was retired from E.I. Dupont Company, Washington Works after 37 years of service. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 3, the Royal Arch Masons and the Jerusalem Lodge 3, all of Parkersburg. He attended Emanuel Baptist Church in Parkersburg.
Manuel is survived by a daughter, Deanna Morgan of Parkersburg; two sons, Jeffrey Morgan (Linda) of Houston, Texas, and Stephen Morgan (Kathryn) of Huntsville, Ala.; six grandchildren, Brendan Phelps, Kyla Phelps, Ryann Morgan, Tara Morgan, Caitlyn Morgan and Molly Morgan; and one sister, Wilda Pierce of Kalamazoo, Mich.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, BettyLou Fluharty Morgan; three sisters, Zelma Williamson, Pauline Pearson and Juanita Dulin; and one brother, Clinton Morgan.
Funeral services for Manuel will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 400 Green St., Parkersburg, with Dr. Kurt Busiek officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Parkersburg. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
For those wishing to express online condolences, a guestbook is available at www.lamberttatman.com