The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


June 13, 2014

Sherrill Morgan, 64, of Albemarle, a master gardener, who loved golf, died June 12, 2014

Friday, June 13, 2014 — Sherrill Lavon Morgan, 64 years of age, of Albemarle, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Carolina East Medical Center in New Bern, N.C.

Sherrill was born August 15, 1949, in Stanly County, to the late Walter Lester Morgan and the late Vernie Lee Thompson Morgan.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 16, 2014, at Hartsell Funeral Home in Albemarle. The funeral service, officiated by the Rev. Mark Mabry and his brother, the Rev. John Morgan, will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at Canton Baptist Church in Albemarle. Burial will follow in the church cemetery at 24615 Endy Road, Albemarle.

He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Cheryl Lynn Morgan of Albemarle; son, Ashley Morgan of Albemarle; daughters, Erica Morgan Steed and husband Raymond of Stanfield and  Michelle Morgan of New London; brothers, Jim Morgan and wife Carolyn of Harrisburg, the Rev. John Morgan and wife Janice of Albemarle and Mark Morgan and wife Patsy of New Bern; grandsons, Jayden and Caleb Steed. 

Sherrill, a master gardener, also loved golfing and games with his family and anything involving his grandsons. He will be remembered for his generosity, his work ethic and his love for his children and grandsons. 

A graduate of West Stanly High School, he previously owned Albemarle Honda and ran for Congress in the 90s.

Memorials may be made to Canton Baptist Church, 24615 Endy Road, Albemarle, NC 28001.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Morgan family.

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