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Wilmer Morgan, Jr
Wilmer C. “Junior” Morgan, Jr., 69, of Cambridge passed away peacefully Friday, July 7, 2017 at Mallard Bay Care Center, Cambridge after a lengthy illness.
Born in Waldorf, Maryland February 23, 1948, he was a son of the late Dorothy and Wilmer C. Morgan, Sr.
After attending the local schools, Junior worked the tobacco fields until the age of 21 when he decided to become a waterman. Together with his companion of over thirty years, Marie “Monnie” Dryden, they worked the local waters tonging for oysters in the winter and crabbing during the summer till his health began to fail.
Junior enjoyed country music and loved to dance. He was an excellent pool player and spending time with his friends at the American Legion Post #91 was one of his favorite past times. A gentle passionate man, he cared for all living creatures and was always fond of pets especially his dogs Star and Snowball.
Surviving besides his companion Monnie are his stepchildren Ann Aranda and husband Salomon, Raymond Dryden, Rose Dryden, Agnes Dominquez and husband Jorge, Wayne Dryden and wife Kristy; siblings Eva Jones, Thomas “Tommy” W. Morgan, James “Jimmy” Morgan and wife Sharon, Dottie Tracy; twelve step grandchildren and seven step great-grandchildren; special nephews Scotty Murphy and Eddie Jones along with several other nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held October 15, 2017 at the Cambridge Moose Lodge, 5446 Moose Lodge Rd Cambridge, MD 21613 at 3:30 p.m.
Arrangements entrusted to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.
To share memories and send online condolences please visit www.newcombcollins.com
Memorial Service3:30 PM ,Sunday, October 15, 2017
Cambridge Moose Lodge
5446 Moose Lodge Rd Cambridge, MD, Dorchester 21613
Extending deepest sympathy to family and friends in this time of sorrow. Please find comfort in knowing that soon all those in the memorial tombs will hear Jesus' voice and come out. (John 5:28,29) Until that blessed day, may Jehovah, the God of all comfort, grant you peace while many fond memories of your loved one warm your hearts.
Annie Wingfield Jul 31 2017 12:00 AM
He will be missed very much i know he's in a better place
Tonya Griffith Jul 25 2017 12:00 AM
So many happy memories of visiting Uncle Jr & Aunt Marie's house on the eastern shore, going crabbing was so exciting until I realized we had to go out in the middle of the night, I slept on the boat until the sun came up, and then we were done for the day :) Uncle Jr was such a strong man, with the biggest gentle heart, he will be remembered, loved and missed forever. Marie, thank you for loving him in sickness and in health, you were his love and soulmate, we love you so much and are praying for you and the kids
Julie & Rick Jul 20 2017 12:00 AM
Marie Your In Our Thoughts and Prayers. Thank you for all you did for Junior. We love you!
Debbie Wood/Eddie Jones Jul 18 2017 12:00 AM
We are sorry to hear of Jr.'s passing.Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.
Steve and Karen Abbott Jul 13 2017 12:00 AM
Junior was always smiling and happy. He had many stories to tell in his Southern Maryland accent. Junior was the first to help out in any situation.I am a better person by knowing this kind, generous man.
ernie barlow Jul 13 2017 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear this. What a great neighbor he was to us, always a kind word and laughing, joking. I'll always remember him sitting on the porch waving at everyone who went by. Prayers and love to the family.
Susan Fitzhugh Jul 12 2017 12:00 AM
Sending prayers and our condolences to the family. Junior was such a kind loving man and a great waterman! He will be missed by many.
Christine Barlow Jul 12 2017 12:00 AM
Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Ronnie & Cheryl Engle Jul 12 2017 12:00 AM
My dear wife and I would like to extend our condolences for the loss of your loved one (Proverbs 17:17). At difficult times like this we realize how precious and fragile life can surely be (James 4:14). As your family and friends comfort one another, as a neighbor we pray you also be comforted by the sure hope the Bible gives us for all those who have died (2 Corinthians 1:3, 4). As recorded in the Bible, Jesus promised that one day he was going to bring back to life all those who have died (John 5:28, 29). That is why he encourages all of us to exercise faith in that promise, the life that Jesus gave in our behalf, and be blessed as we see that promise fulfilled (John 11:25; 3:16; 6:40;James 2:17). The Bible makes it clear that death is an "enemy" not only to mankind, but also to Almighty God (1 Corinthians 15:26). That is also why God promises to remove forever all the pain, suffering, wickedness, and death that mankind has had to endure for thousands of years (Revelation 21:3-5; Psalm 37:10,11,29). At that time soon, as the Bible indicates, both the living and the dead who are brought back to life will enjoy life, everlasting life, as God originally purposed for this earth thousands of years ago in the Garden of Eden (Genesis 1:28; Jeremiah 29:11). What a glorious day that will be for mankind who are doing what God asks of us, namely that we simply do His Will, not our own (1 John 2:17; 5:3; Proverbs 3:5,6). Please read and meditate on all these scriptures in your Bible and be comforted and blessed (Psalm 1:1-3; John 17:3). Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
George & Chris Ragusa Jul 11 2017 12:00 AM