W. Preston Morgan (JOHNSTON, S.C.)

JOHNSTON, S.C. - Mr. W. Preston Morgan, 85, of Old Chappell Ferry Rd., husband of Alma Quarles Morgan, died Sunday October 17, 2010 at Edgefield County Hospital. Graveside Services will be held Tuesday Oct. 19, 2010 at 11 A.M. at Rocky Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Morgan was born in Edgefield County and was a member of Rocky Creek Baptist Church. He was retired from the Savannah River Site. He was a WW II Army Veteran and received the Purple Heart. He was a member of the American Legion and the 40 & 8. Survivors include his wife, 4 Daughters-Rita (Tony) Callahan, Greenville, Susan Conley Edgefield, Brenda (John) Hammond, Raleigh, N.C., Nancy (Buddy) DeLoach, Saluda; 1 Son- Brooks (Mary) Morgan, Edgefield; 3 Sisters- Margaret Hammond, Johnston, Sarah Brooks Barnes, Greenville, Julia Bledsoe, Johnston; 12 Grandchildren and 3 Great-Grandchildren. Mr. Morgan was Predeceased by his first wife Marquerite Turner Morgan, a step-son- Joe Williams, and a brother-Boyce Morgan. The family is at the home. Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-October 19, 2010